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Thursday, July 28 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Developing a Skills Based, Thematic Approach to Learning in a Knowledge and Test Dominated Schools System

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Broughton Hall High School is part of the Building Schools for the Future Programme in the UK.  The school has an international reputation for developing innovative approaches to curriculum design and skills based approaches to learning.


This has led to the following developments in recent years:

  • A competences based curriculum
  • Thematic approaches to cross curricular themes
  • One to one computing to enhance literacy and research skills
  • A focus on motivation and emotional intelligence 
  • Outstanding pupil progress in traditional assessment methods

The focus of this session will be on the 'I's of introspection, inclusion, innovation and implementation in the development of a more relevant and engaging way of learning.



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Ged Murphy

About Ged Murphy | Head Teacher, Broughton Hall High School, Liverpool, England | | Ged has been Head Teacher of Broughton Hall High School, an 11-18 all girls secondary school in Liverpool for 12 years.The school is part of the UK's Building Schools for the Future Programme and has designed and built a multi million dollar new school based on a skills based and thematic curriculum.  He regularly speaks at International Baccalaureate... Read More →

Thursday July 28, 2011 2:00pm - 3:15pm
St. James - 4th Floor (C wing)

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