Academics

THE CURRO DIFFERENCE

Curro schools are constantly identifying opportunities to grow and establish themselves as schools of choice.

21st century learning
We are currently raising children who are ‘digital natives’ and therefore embrace 21st century learning by incorporating innovative technology into our classrooms. 
Tablets were first formally launched in our classrooms in 2010 and have created an unrivalled world of possibilities in education. The learning process is no longer content-driven, but encompasses the knowledge explosion, which is constantly available all around us. Educators are now able to send multi-media learning support material home and learning material is kept alive and current.

21st century skills in our classrooms

  • To ensure that our learners become responsible internet users, we are developing a comprehensive IT curriculum, incorporating knowledge, cloud technology and the skills for the latest software.
  • Optimising the use of tablets in our classrooms. 
  • Incorporating the latest thinking in 21st century teaching into our assessment practices, which includes new methodologies, teaching strategies and utilising the tablet as a learning tool)
  • In our search for world-class education and excellence, Curro strives to achieve 21st century skills in our classrooms as advocated internationally, namely the 3Rs, 4Cs and the 2Ms.
  • 3Rs: The three Rs referred to reading, writing and arithmetic. We now interpret this to be the total content of the subjects we offer in the school phases in South Africa.
  • 4Cs: These are the skills we need to teach and reinforce daily in our classrooms: communication, collaboration, critical thinking and problem-solving, creativity and innovation.
  • 2Ms: These represent motivation and metacognition and form one’s ability to think about one’s thinking.