No other sector gets as much public scrutiny as education does. With good reason: it affects every individual, each household, community and the whole country in a very direct, immediate and personal way.
The quality of teaching is the single most determinant factor of learning outcomes. Therefore, Saint Paul International School aims to influence the motivations and capacities of teachers to create a learner-friendly school environment and, ultimately, improve learning outcomes.
Since the introduction of a new competency-based curriculum, primary mathematics teachers have to teach statistics and probability theory. In a PLC, they help each other make sense of the content and develop appropriate teaching resources and lesson plans. Research shows that PLCs are a very effective way of learning and, above all, they empower teachers to improve their own practices and deal with the challenges they face.