Ngutu College - Project work

Project Work

Project Work is an opportunity for children and young people to connect their learning with a college wide big idea and follow their engagement in a research through questioning, wondering and dialoguing together in the group.  

A Journey of Discovery

In Project Work, learners embark on a journey of discovery and exploration, connecting their interests and passions to real-world contexts. This approach goes beyond traditional classroom boundaries, allowing learners to delve into topics that align with their passions and curiosities. Project Work extends across class groupings and year levels, providing opportunities for learners to collaborate with their peers, educators and experts, pooling their skills, knowledge and wonderings to drive their investigations.

Throughout the Project Work process, learners actively engage in questioning, wondering and conversing together as a group. They collaborate, fostering a rich and diverse exchange of ideas and perspectives.

Encouraging deep learning

This highly social and collaborative nature of Project Work cultivates a supportive and inclusive learning environment where learners learn from and with each other, fostering a sense of belonging and a shared responsibility for their learning journey.

Project Work encourages deep, rich learning experiences that extend beyond surface-level understanding. Learners are encouraged to delve deeper into topics, critically analyse information and make connections between various learning areas and perspectives. They develop essential skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, research and communication, equipping them with the tools necessary to thrive in an ever-changing world.

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More than just assignments

At Ngutu College, Project Work is more than just a project or assignment – it is a transformative learning experience that fosters collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity.

By embracing Project Work, learners develop mindsets necessary to thrive in a complex and interconnected world. They gain deeper understandings of social responsibility, concepts of sustainability and deep cultural connections within authentic learning experiences.

In Project Work, learners currently have the opportunity to explore the lenses of Ethical Enterprise and Connecting to Country through Story. They engage in hands-on opportunities, inquiry, fieldwork and creative wyas of sharing, allowing them to apply their knowledge and skills in practical and meaningful ways.

Related stories

Learn the stories of our children and young people’s learning experiences through project work at Ngutu College.

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