Date
22 May 2019

Have high expectations for all learners

Suggestion for implementing the strategy ‘Leading with moral purpose’

The importance of high expectations

The importance of high expectations

John Robinson explains the underpinning philosophy of inclusive practice at Onslow College.

Support student aspirations

Support student aspirations

Katrina, a student at Onslow College, talks about reaslising ambition to become a kindergarten teacher.

Impact on students

Impact on students

Past student and deputy head boy, Matt Frost, reflects on how his school supported his interests and maintained high expectations of his achievement.

Support students to have high expectations

Support students to have high expectations

Teacher Wayne Robinson shares how he sets up and engages his students with their learning to own their own high expectations.

Reflection questions

Reflection questions

Consider these questions in your context.

  • In what ways do you demonstrate that you have high expectations for all your students?
  • How do the teaching practices and assessment processes in your school enable students to meet those expectations?

Source: The principle of high expectations curriculum update 22 (opens in a new tab/window)

Useful resources

Useful resources

Website

The principle of high expectations – New Zealand Curriculum Update 22

Publisher: Ministry of Education | Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga

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Kinds of participation teacher and special education perceptions and practices of inclusion in early childhood and primary school settings

Kinds of participation: Teacher and special education perceptions and practices of ‘inclusion’ in early childhood and primary school settings

Read time: 43 min

Publisher: International Journal of Inclusive Education

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Changing how we talk about disabilities

Publisher: Government of Alberta

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Next steps

More suggestions for implementing the strategy “Leading with moral purpose”:

Return to the guide “Leading schools that include all learners ”

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