CIM Projects 2015/2016

APPROACHES TO NON-COGNITIVE LEARNING

‘How can an understanding of teachers’ and students’ knowledge and attitudes toward the role of non-cognitive learning outcomes inform efforts to improve teaching and learning?’

Project Leader: Trevor Furness, ACS Doha Middle School

 

COLLABORATION FOR ENGAGEMENT AND ENJOYMENT

‘How can professional collaboration in curriculum development and delivery enhance teachers’ engagement with and enjoyment of teaching, and deliver high quality learner outcomes?’

Project Leader: Chris Hupp, ACS Cobham Lower School

 

  CULTURAL IDENTITY AND INTERCULTURAL INTERACTION

‘How can the use of a cultural intelligence inventory enhance 15-yer-olds’ cultural identity and provide opportunties for personal growth?’

Project Leaders: Georgette Small, ACS Doha High School

 

  EVALUATING SRE PROGRAMME OUTCOMES

‘How can Middle School provision of Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) shape students’ knowledge, understanding, values and attitudes – now and in later adolescence?’

Project Leader: Dee Tree, ACS Cobham Middle School

 

  MISSION SKILLS ASSESSMENT II

‘How can the use of the Mission Skills Assessment provide evidence of the development of six key non-cognitive skills – time management, resilience, creativity, ethics, curiosity and teamwork – and their contribution to student learning?’

Project Leader:  Dale Taylor, ACS Doha High School/Middle School

 

   NATIVE LANGUAGE ENRICHMENT TUTOR DEVELOPMENT

‘How can an understanding of tutor competencies be used to design and deliver training to enhance knowledge, understanding and skills for effective native language teaching?’

Project Leader:  Jane Fox, ACS Egham NLE Coordinator

 

  STUDENT REFLECTIONS CONTINUUM

‘How can a continuum of reflective writing assessment and developmentally appropriate reflective writing tasks enhance student learning and metacognition?’
Project Leader: Deanna Milne, ACS Doha High School

 

  TARGET LANGUAGE COMMUNICATION

‘How can authentic communication in the target language improve middle school students’ confidence and competence in their target language speaking skills?’

Project Leader: Denisse Lie Neilsen, ACS Cobham Middle School