The BCE model of pedagogy brings together the principles and practices of learning and teaching that lead to success for all learners.
These principles and practices arise out of the beliefs and values of the BCE Learning and Teaching Framework and an evidence-base upon which teachers can construct their practice to ensure that all students are progressing in their learning and development.
It provides a common language for planning and reflecting on learning and teaching in our Catholic schools.
Understanding that our students are learners who are created in the image and likeness of God and our curriculum is built on the foundations of a Catholic theology, we believe that quality learning, teaching and assessment occurs when we:
At St Michael's College, we aspire to develop each individual's potential to become a self-directed and responsible learner of the twenty-first century. Through encouragement to strive for excellence and provision of contemporary programs, we promote lifelong learning that nurtures the spiritual, emotional, intellectual and physical growth of all.
As Catholic educators we have a tradition and vision based on Christian values and beliefs. These values and beliefs are foundational to our action and engagement in learning and teaching with our students, parents and colleagues. We believe that learning and teaching is inextricably linked with living life to the full as a community of faith, learning and care.
Through our vision we believe quality learning is about educating learners:
Through our vision we believe quality teaching is: