High Quality Learning and Teaching at DBIS
At DBIS we are continually striving to enhance the standard of education we provide. The following statements represent comments made by teachers, students and parents about the purpose, nature and outcomes of learning and teaching at our school.
High Quality Learning
Our core belief at DBIS is that high quality learning should be an enjoyable, engaging and purposeful experience for students. It should enable learners of all ages to develop socially, emotionally and academically.
The positive, nurturing environment at our school, coupled with our holistic approach to education results in a high standard of learning. It is intentional by design and is based on an understanding of the most effective and contemporary methods, which will allow children to learn.
High quality learning at DBIS includes the acquisition of knowledge, understanding, and skills in tandem with values, personal qualities and attributes. It also focuses on improving students’ critical awareness, their understanding of themselves, their place in society and the international context in which they are developing as learners.
At DBIS we believe high quality learning occurs best when students:
High Quality Teaching
High quality learning at DBIS is linked to high quality teaching. Teachers at DBIS strive to achieve the best learning outcomes for students by providing an environment that:
At DBIS we are committed to the highest professional standards, innovative practice and high quality professional development. We aim to empower our teachers to be flexible and creative with their teaching approaches within the context of a broad, balanced, relevant and coherent curriculum structure. We seek to achieve this through collaborative planning, collegial coaching and mentoring, shared professional expectations and extensive professional networks.
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