Broadening Horizons

About the Program

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Take control of ‘your’ learning to create an impact beyond the classroom!

Let’s face it, whether you like it or not, you are at school for thirteen plus years of your life, so why not make the most of it? What is the most effective way to make the most of your education, I hear you ask? Ask yourself this question, ‘What do I need and want out of my education?

 

If you answered with either meaningful, impacting, engaging, a positive interactive learning experience that leads to a career, then Broadening Horizons delivers it all for you!

 

Students involved in the Broadening Horizons program identify working on real world problems, building relationships with adults in the community, learning more about an organisation’s functions and roles, and developing 21st century enterprise skills that increase their engagement in learning, all while connecting with the Broadening Horizons learning model.

[6 Cs go here ] ...Why are Enterprise Skills so important?

Focus 21st century enterprise skills (6 C’s) are communication, critical thinking, collaboration, creativity, character and citizenship. These skills are evidently significant elements of the Broadening Horizons learning model and are the key ingredients to future world of work.

To put it simply but nicely, to be successful in future employment, 21st century enterprise skills are now a pre-requisite expected of you from your future employer.

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What is the Broadening Horizons Learning Model?

Broadening Horizons learning model aligns with a design thinking process: Understand, Design, Deliver and Evolve.

What is design thinking you ask? It’s a concept that provides creative and innovative ideas at work. It’s specifically directed at creating value and solving existing problems.

This model primarily sees students working in small groups, on a challenge provided by the industry partner. Over the course of the program the students design and develop possible solutions to present back to the industry partner and broader audience.

 

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How broadening horizons benefits you