In the media: Herald Sun Thursday 12 December 2019 Tamsyn Lovass has the world at her feet after scoring an impressive 99.9 for her ATAR. The Strathcona Girls Grammar student’s result puts her among the highest achieving Year 12 students in the state and she said while she was hoping for the best this morning, …
Strathcona has won the award for Best STEAM Initiative at the EduTech Asia Awards! This award recognises a school that has taken their STEAM curriculum to the next level, created interdisciplinary learning experiences for its students by successfully incorporating both inquiry and problem-based learning methods.
People process information differently and the wisdom clinical psychologist Andrew Fuller shared with Strathcona staff was fascinating as it offered an insight into the neurochemistry of successful learning. Health and Human Development teacher, Ms Kerry Wilson, shares her learnings from the session.
Social Tuesdays provides a nurturing classroom environment. Our perspective is that all students are open to having an opinion, and even if they are nervous, their contribution is highly valued. As a result of our focus on Emotional Intelligence through Social Tuesdays, we have also observed our students as a group are more cohesive and there has been a significant increase in collaboration.