Tues nyc i zone_1pm_st pancras

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Tues nyc i zone_1pm_st pancras

  1. 1. Whole Education 4th Annual Conference Transformational Learning in the New York City iZone Jonathan de Sausmarez Executive Headteacher The Romsey School Queens Collegiate Secondary School New York Principal Jaime Anne Dubei
  2. 2. Meet the team David Crossley Andy Fitzgibbon Alan Yellup Jonathan de Sausmarez Cathie Bates Evelyn Hicks Denise Knight
  3. 3. Transition Schools New York
  4. 4. New York iZone The NYC iZone is the Development and Research (D & R) hub for New York City schools. It constitutes a community of innovative NYC schools committed to personalizing learning to the needs, motivations, and strengths of individual students. Within it are incubated new school components, platforms and models of 21st Century learning, developed in service of the entire school system. NYC’s innovation strategy will support schools to move from a traditional classroom-centered model to student-centered mastery learning. The iZone includes school specific innovations, innovation between groups of schools and 360 whole school redesign with 26 laboratory schools.
  5. 5. This is now four schools into one! Four specialisms: Community Leadership Arts and Letters Sciences International Affairs
  6. 6. Project based learning Willy Wonka, the Musical
  7. 7. Project presentations in 6th grade science Presenting to an expert in the field
  8. 8. Spanish III project based learning Presenting their books to native Spanish speakers in a kindergarten entirely in Spanish
  9. 9. Independent Self Study “OK in some subjects, but this is French!”
  10. 10. Key thoughts at end of visit? Fundamental purpose of education Do all our staff have a clear pedagogy of learning? Specialism? Have is it worked in the UK? Teachings schools – leading on transformation? Changes to KS4/5 even more restrictive Block planning every day....... Surely we must try! Not a one size fits all Can schools be trusted and do we actively seek trust? UK pedagogy based on Ofsted? CBI report ‘First steps’ 14% employers want to be involved -
  11. 11. The future of our learning? Can we take control? What is right for our students? If it doesn’t fit with Mr Gove, what can we do to influence? Focus on 11-18, or wider? Are we prepared to look beyond the UK for the right qualifications?

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