Old Diciplines and the New Basics: Redesigning a Traditional Western Australian High School for New Learning

By Christina Kemp, Peter Kilfunis and Mary Jane McNeil.

Published by The Learner Collection

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Presents a case study of how a large and traditional high school, is implementing new curriculum and meeting the challenge of preparing its students for the life long learning requirements of the new century.

International Journal of Learning, Volume 8. Article: Print (Spiral Bound), ISBN: 1863353607. Article: Electronic (PDF File; 150.464KB), ISBN: 1863353615.

Christina Kemp

Christina Kemp (B.Ed.,Dip.Tch.,Assoc.Dip.H.Ec.)is deputy principal of Safety Bay Senior High School. She manages the development and implementation of the new outcomes based curriculum and has developed the flexible structures required for cross curricular and student centred delivery. The professional development of staff and the coordination of professional practice for student teachers are other areas of responsibility. Chris recently worked for Edith Cowan University in their Professional Practice Department and is a member of a committee which advises the university on matters relating to teacher training in schools.

Mary Jane McNeil

Mary Jane (M.Ed.Man., Dip.Ed., B.A.) is principal of Safety Bay Senior High School and President of the Middle Schooling Association of Western Australia. She was Deputy Principal at the Cocos Islands West Island School and Foundation Associate Principal of Warnbro Community High School, a self-governing state school with a learner centred and technology focus. She was Senior Consultant: Educational Programs with the Education Department of W.A, for the school infrastructure planning and educational program development of the Local Area Education Planning project.

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