Over the years I have written and spoken about my strong belief that, as an educational institution, St. Clement’s School’s goal is not to prepare our girls for a particular profession or job but,
Last week I attended the Times Higher Education (THE) Teaching Excellence World Summit at Western University. This three-day conference was an opportunity to meet with higher education administration and to hear from professionals and experts on teaching and learning,
Over the past four days, St. Clement’s School has played host to the International Independent Schools’ Public Speaking Competition. Our small community has welcomed over forty-five school teams and their coaches from Canada,
As I headed home on Saturday afternoon after a long walk, having met with a friend and browsed through a book store, I couldn’t help but reflect on what a difference I noticed in my headspace.
On Saturday evening, I had dinner with friends whom I met when in Ireland four years ago. Both work in the School of Education at Trinity College Dublin.
After attending a Math class about vectors and a Business Leadership class in which the girls were determining their values for the year, I was reminded of our girls’ important role in their learning experiences.
After several conversations with current parents and alumnae over the last few days, I feel the need to challenge what I keep hearing: that there is tremendous pressure on students these days and that they must have a clear direction and solid answers as to where they are going whether it be in post-secondary,