#HeroesOfHomeLearning - What a sensational celebration of teaching and learning showing the brilliance, passion and creativity of schools.
We would like to thank everyone who got involved in this competition, including our 4 expert judges who had a tough decision to make! There were over 60 ideas submitted showcasing extraordinary achievements and 700+ votes! We’re very proud to be part of such a rich community who support one another - sharing inspirational content and ideas.
We had the privilege of speaking with all 4 winners - they disclose their reflections, tips and even videos for you to take away and apply in your own school!
Rethinking teaching and learning
Winner: ** Campbell College **, with 76% of the votes
Idea: Using innovative digital tools for creative initiatives to spark student engagement.
Our judge Simon Luxford-Moore, e-learning coordinator at ESMS short-listed this idea because he ‘likes the breadth of technology being used to cater to all learning styles of audio, visual and kinaesthetic.’
Engaging parents in the learning conversation
Winner: ** Campbell College**, with 88% of the votes
Idea: Supporting Parents with homeschooling through a dedicated help section
For this category, our judge Brian Taylor, Assistant Principal at Bangkok Patana thought that: ‘ As partners in the learning journey, parents need a swift and simple method to seek support. I like how Campbell College Belfast used a help section to support parents which, as a result, would positively impact student learning. ’
Celebrating School Life Virtually
Winner: **Fairfield Prep School** with 47% votes
Idea: Bringing students together to celebrate an engaging virtual sports day
Our judge Georgina Bruce, Art Teacher from Balcarras School, loved the idea: ‘I really enjoyed the humorous news style explanation of the virtual sports day, including special guest star pundits! The message communicated a real sense of promoting togetherness.’
The Most Innovative
Selected by Craig Kemp, out of 60+ amazing ideas!
Winner: The Grange School
Idea: Reassuring and supporting students with Audio Feedback