“Develop a culture of a passionate pursuit of academic excellence.”
The first Strategic Goal of Kerang Christian College focuses on Academic Excellence. We are committed to developing a culture where the school community is passionate about the pursuit of academic excellence.
Our staff are working hard to develop a curriculum that meets the Australian Curriculum standards and challenges each individual student at our College. In this section of the website are additional details about our Primary School (Prep – Year 6), Middle School (Years 7 – 9) and Senior School (Years 10 – 12) curriculum.
Some of our teaching staff professional learning and development will focus on the work of John Hattie, who has written about “Visible Learning”. His book, Visible Learning for Teachers: Maximizing impact on learning, encourages teachers to strive towards becoming powerful, passionate, accomplished teachers.
Hattie (2012, p. 19-20) highlights that powerful, passionate, accomplished teachers are those who:
Our Strategic Plan (2015 – 2020) provides a framework for creating a culture where staff aim to be powerful, passionate, accomplished teachers who aim to best meet the needs of each individual student in our classrooms at the College.
Hattie, J. A. C. (2012). Visible Learning for Teachers: Maximizing impact on learning. London, New York: Routledge.