Teaching and learning

Teaching and Learning Principles at Yale Primary School

  • Provide a safe, happy, inclusive learning environment.
  • Encourage and support risk taking.
  • Offer learning experiences that connect with and challenge existing skills and values.
  • Practice and model constructive, timely feedback.
  • Integrate critical and creative thinking in teaching and learning programs
  • Participate in goal setting and encourage action and reflection.
  • Implement a balance of cooperative, group, partner and individual learning opportunities.
  • Offer relevant learning experiences connecting to real life situations.
  • Promote self-confident, motivated learners through inquiry and active participation in challenging and engaging experiences.
  • Provide opportunities for students to achieve their full potential.
  • Make early identification of SAER, EALD and TAGS students.
  • Provide professional learning for all staff to ensure delivery of innovative teaching practice.
  • Develop positive relationships with the community stakeholders to assist in developing positive learning programs.
  • Link parents and families to appropriate community services.