Prominent British educationist and writer Tony Swainston spoke about developing a culture of growth mindsets and highlighted the possibilities of success in schools, during the Leaders Meet event organized by the British Council on Feb. 23 at the Mövenpick hotel in Jeddah. Preparing students for life beyond school was also the subject of discussion among over 100 school owners, principals, vice principals and board members of schools in Saudi Arabia who attended the event.
Need for modernization
It is quite evident that we cannot continue to teach our students in the traditional way. Schools need to emphasize analytical and critical thinking and develop a curriculum that teaches children skills on many levels, building confidence and boosting the capabilities of students at a young ageSamar Fatany