Supporting diversity at North Geelong Secondary College

North Geelong Secondary College is a Victorian State school that sees itself as a microcosm for society at large. Its school values include respect, excellence, achievement and diversity. The school has a real range of students and families, including many from non-English speaking and refugee backgrounds which is representative of North Geelong. In developing their…

St. James College teacher and student

St James College: Catering for different needs (and different stories)



St James College in Brisbane is a co-educational Catholic Secondary School in the Edmund Rice Tradition. It is an inner city school, operating on a uniquely small block surrounded by office buildings. The school’s highly diverse community includes students from refugee families and students with special needs. St James started using LearningField this year and in this case study they describe how the service is supporting a range of learning styles as well as student needs and abilities.

Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School: enabling student-centred learning and higher order thinking skills

Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (PEGS) is a well-established Melbourne independent school with a long history of a focus on student-centred learning and higher order thinking skills. In sharing their experience of LearningField the school describes it as a teaching and learning tool: to guide student learning, provide a deeper understanding of concepts and ultimately allow students to be thinkers and not just learners. The school has also been a strong user of the collaboration features of the service with notes, discussions and online communication with teachers improving the sharing of concepts and making projects more interesting.