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Oakhill listed as one of SA’s innovative schools!

Oakhill listed as one of SA’s innovative schools!

Oakhill is very pleased to be on the list as one of the most innovative schools in South Africa!

Criteria for being listed as an innovative high school? Any meaningful combination of …

  • A sincere child-centered approach which puts students needs above the curriculum
  • Innovative approaches to pedagogy
  • An emphasis on personalised / individualised learning
  • The building of independent reasoning and critical thinking skills
  • The nurturing of creativity (in a meaningful sense), as well as a focus on discovery based learning and problem-solving
  • A different take on learning spaces
  • A rethinking of timetables
  • Questioning and debating the role of standardized testing, assignments and homework
  • Rethinking the role of parents, teachers and students
  • The meaningful use of technology
  • How happy the students are
  • The emphasis on life-long learning
  • Structures which allow staff to try new things
  • Social upliftment and environmental awareness initiatives
  • A real and clear inclusion of students’ ideas, opinions and concerns

For more information and to see what other schools are listed, visit the blog IDEAS OUT THERE

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