Enterprise Education at CORE


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Enterprise Education at CORE

  1. 1. Derek Wenmoth and Mary Anne Mills CORE Education Christchurch Girls High School
  2. 2. "That's one small step ………
  3. 3. Influence on curriculum • Determination to develop more participation and achievement in the following: – Science – Maths – Technology • Emerging focus on Social Studies (as distinct from traditional History and geography) • Emphasis on a transmissive model of teaching - focus on content and coverage.
  4. 4. Global context
  5. 5. Thomas Friedman “…with this "flattening" of the globe, which requires us to run faster in order to stay in place, has the world gotten too small and too fast for human beings and their political systems to adjust in a stable manner?”
  6. 6. Recent Curriculum Evolution 1970s and 1980s 1990s 2004- Focus: Inputs Focus: Outcomes Achievement of Achievement of Content of curriculum students students Main emphasis on Greater emphasis on Main emphasis on student knowledge and values and teaching skills outcomes competencies
  7. 7. New Zealand Curriculum
  8. 8. What do we want for our young people?
  9. 9. Principles High expectations Treaty of Waitangi Cultural diversity Inclusion Learning to learn Community engagementCoherence Future Focus Future focus sustainability citizenship enterprise globalisation
  10. 10. Enterprise • Where does it fit in curriculum? • Where does it fit in your school?
  11. 11. What is an enterprising person?
  12. 12. Enterprising people are…… • Creative and critical thinkers • Seeing the problem/opportunity – • Risk takers far-sighted • Innovative • Being positive • Following through to completion • Thinking outside the square/lateral thinkers • Energy to see it through • Re-evaluating along the way, • Hard workers reflective • Focused • Learners – ongoing/life-long • Creative • Pragmatic • Imaginative • Brave
  13. 13. Key Competencies Using language, Managing self symbols and texts ing to Relat s other Participating and contributing Thinking
  14. 14. ‘Enterprise’ in your school • Vision - School culture - Classroom practice • Enterprising teaching and learning – Authentic experience – Sharing ownership/responsibility • Enterprise projects/programmes (YES, Prep etc) – Business studies – Financial literacy
  15. 15. Education for Enterprise (E4E)
  16. 16. Why Education for Enterprise? The goal of E4E is to produce innovative, creative thinking people, who will build a more resourceful and confident New Zealand Ministry of Education http://education-for-enterprise.tki.org.nz
  17. 17. Wellington East Girls http://e4e.tki.org.nz/E4E-in-action/Digital-stories/Wellington-East-Girls%E2%80%99-College
  18. 18. What did you notice about…. • Links to curriculum • Role of the teacher • Contribution of partner/expert • Student role/participation • Being enterprising???
  19. 19. How can CORE help? • Facilitate school visioning and curriculum development • Facilitate staff professional development • Assist with programme planning • Act as a critical friend • Establish partner links
  20. 20. www.core-ed.net/enterprise