Creating dynamic learning environments for students
Background: In May 2007, the Canadian Rockies Public Schools' Board of Trustees established the futures planning process, "Inspiring Hearts and Minds." This futures initiative is part of a larger change process, including the 2005 implementation of Professional Learning Communities (PLC). PLC is now an embedded process for professional development and improving classroom learning.
Objective: To further direct the creation of the Learning Organisation and twenty-first century approach to education.
Target: Canadian Rockies Public Schools (CRPS)
Timeframe: 2007 – 2009
Who runs it: Canadian Rockies Public Schools (CRPS) and their Futures Planning Group
How does it work: The project is designed to cover two school years. The first year (2007-2008) is divided into the three following phases:
The second year (2008-2009) is the implementation phase.
Evaluation: The FPG and the process facilitators will informally evaluate the progress throughout the process. At the end of the initiative, there will be a summative evaluation.
Project related websites:
Project report (.pdf):