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Teaching and Learning

High quality, transformational learning and teaching is core to the distinctive boys education offered at The Scots College. The philosophical framework underpinning our approach to boys’ education is articulated in full in The Vocation of a Presbyterian School: Brave Hearts, Bold Minds. 

Our students live in a globally interconnected world where digital technologies are rapidly disrupting and reshaping the world of work. The valued skills of the early 21st century are complex communication, creativity, collaboration and critical reflection.

"The one really competitive skill is the skill of being able to learn. It is the skill of being able not to give the right answer to questions about what you were taught in school, but to make the right response to situations that are outside the scope of what you were taught. We need to produce people who know how to act when they’re faced with situations for which they were not specifically prepared" (Papert, 1998).

Graduates of The Scots College will be:

  • Fine young men of integrity and principle who support each other in their quest for excellence

  • Globally connected citizens prepared to embrace the excitements and challenges of the 21st Century

  • Empowered technology users

  • Able to draw on their capacities to think critically, collaborate, create and communicate effectively

  • Passionate and purpose driven to make a significant positive difference to the world.

To learn more about Teaching and Learning at The Scots College, please visit the following pages:

Academia and Curriculum Co-Curricular
Creative and Performing Arts Before and After School Care
Sport at Scots Long Day Academic Program

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