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Overview

Moving Forward with High School Redesign is a province-wide initiative focused on three outcomes: engaged students, high levels of achievement and quality teaching. It's about redesigning high school to be more student-centred and responsive.

Moving Forward with High School Redesign is a province-wide initiative focused on three outcomes:

  • engaged students
  • high levels of achievement
  • quality teaching

Moving Forward with High School Redesign is about more than simply shifting a timetable. It's about shifting mindsets. While the timetable shift opens the door for schools to create flexible learning environments, the mindset shift leads to changes in practice that ensure the flexible learning environments are used to support increased student engagement in learning, improved student achievement and enhanced teacher practice.

The shift in mindset to a focus on student-centered learning happens as a number of key practices are put in place, including:

  • personalizing learning
  • developing meaningful relationship
  • creating rigorous and relevant learning opportunities; and supporting mastery learning

Documents

The following documents support the work being done on the Moving Forward with High School Redesign Initiative.

  • These videos support the work being done on the Moving Forward with High School Redesign Initiative.

External Links

This links contain information that support the Moving Forward With High School Redesign initiative.

Foundational Principles

Moving Forward with High School Redesign is grounded in nine foundational principles.

  • Mastery Learning
  • Rigorous and Relevant Curriculum
  • Personalization
  • Flexible Learning Environments
  • Educator Roles and Professional Development
  • Meaningful Relationships
  • Home and Community Involvement
  • Assessment
  • Welcoming, Caring, Respectful and Safe Learning Environment

These foundational principles are interconnected. While a school may choose to focus on one or two principles in any given year, it is likely that they will touch on other principles as well.

Video Discussion Guides and Info Sheets

Information on the Foundational Principles of Moving Forward with High School Redesign.

Video discussion guides

Foundational principles info sheets

More Than a Matter of Time infographic