Repton School in Abu Dhabi Gains Prestigious Award for its Work With Technology
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 25 January 2017: Repton School in Abu Dhabi has actually been identified as an 'Apple Distinguished School' for "innovation, management, and educational excellence."
Founding Headmaster, Robert Relton stated: "Repton Abu Dhabi has actually become a centre of excellence for digitally proficient mentor and learning. Repton staff and pupils have actually created a design of curriculum shipment where pupils make use of iPads on a one to one basis to accelerate and improve their understanding."
In pursuit of the school's motto, 'The very best for every child', the purpose is to generate the highest levels of digital fluency in pupils and educators, leading to constantly outstanding knowing.
Mr. Relton added: "As an outcome of innovative educational program design and a thorough personnel training, making use of iPads as part of everyday student discovering is perfectly integrated with lesson planning. Considering that the intro of the one to one iPad programme, teachers and pupils have become positive in using the innovation in lessons throughout the educational program from English and maths via to Arabic and Athletics.
" Making use of specialized apps for proficiency and numeracy has resulted in the large bulk of pupils making far better compared to expected progression in the past 2 years."
As part of Abu Dhabi Education Council's Journey of Discovery, the school has established an innovative computing curriculum offering its pupils calculating abilities a complete year in advance of their counterparts in the UK curriculum. Repton has also developed its very own Digital Skills Matrix, enabling it to gauge and track each youngster's skill and self-confidence in using modern technology to efficiently enhance their discovering.
Repton School has a motivating vision for the power of technology to speed up and personalise discovering for all students. As the school prepares to open its new university structure in 2017 for many years 3-13 in an objective developed site on Reem Island, the school is preparing to provide pupils and families a unique mix of traditional English education values and innovative 21st Century mentor and knowing.
In order to make sure the innovation is having a positive influence on the learning and development of all its students, Repton's instructors are performing research-based research studies in the school. After analysis these are released on the blog www.teach1-1.com along with other articles from the personnel.
Mr. Nitin Kripalani, CEO of Evolvence Knowledge Investments, claimed: "We are happy to have accomplished the standing of Apple Distinguished School. Our objective is to guarantee that all of our pupils are geared up and stimulated to involve with self-confidence and panache in our ever-more-technical world.
" We are dedicated to collaborating with colleges across the UAE and the region to explore the powerful manner ins which new modern technology could enhance training and learning."
To commemorate achieving this acknowledgment the school is releasing an iBook describing its trip thus far and providing functional instances of exactly how making use of iPad is boosting the understanding of its pupils.
Caption: Repton School Abu Dhabi has actually been identified as an 'Apple Distinguished School' for innovation, leadership and educational excellence