To lead your own learning.
How to select your own topics to study, read, investigate, speak, listen and write about.
Explore a topic that you are passionate about.
To complete five reading and five writing university entrance credits at Levels 2.
How to reach the goal of gaining 14+ university entrance credits.
How to be part of a community of learning.
To self-manage your learning, be agentic, and intrinsically motivated to learn by letting curiosity and passions guide you.
How to personalise your own learning.
How to set your own learning goals.
Follow your experiences that reflect personal needs, goals, interests, aspirations and challenges.
Learn how to use key skills of English: language features, comprehension, and critical thinking, to interact with and contribute to the wider world.
To place your identity at the centre of your learning.
A course where you can place your identity at the centre of your learning. This is a student-led course where you are in charge of your own learning. Your teachers are there to guide you rather than teach you content and will help you create your own course of learning where you will gain NCEA English credits and UE literacy. The course will develop many of the skills you need to succeed at university or in the working world, including collaboration, research, organisation, clarity of expression, self-motivation and independent thinking. You will be encouraged to work with others in the course to develop your abilities to present your learning across a range of media, to discuss it in detail and creatively and to express it accurately and in a way that is relevant to your audience. There will be hui's to share your learning journey. This course also allows you to develop your soft skills – learning better communication, organisation, adaptability, cooperation, goal setting and setting your own due dates. You may take this course over two years.
How will this course be assessed?
You will personalise your own learning journey. You will develop a portfolio of work from which evidence of achievement relevant to a range of internal achievement standards will be found and assessed.