The 4 Cs: Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking and Creativity

Encouraging students to share thoughts and ideas leads to improved creativity. The potential of shared learning is immense. This video story illustrates the possibilities when two minds work together.

“Created through collaboration by members of Partnership for 21st Century Skills and the talented folks at FableVision, Above & Beyond is a story about what is possible when communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity take center stage in schools and transform learning opportunities for all kids.Visit, and for more info.”

Sir Ken Robinson: “Out of our minds: Learning to be creative”

On 16 March 2011, Sir Ken Robinson presented a talk to the Learning Without Frontiers community on valuing the arts in the redesign of education. He advocates including the arts as a core part of the curriculum to encourage creativity that will lead to innovative and creative thinking.

This talk was followed by a panel discussion available here:
If you are interested in Educational Policy and change these videos are a must!

Ralph Pirozzo visits Broughton

Ralph Pirozzo will spend Monday 28 June with our staff developing work units using the Planning Matrix for which he is well known in educational circles. His website spells it all out

Staff will spend some time during the Professional Development week curriculum planning following his workshops.