Episode 14: Uncharted Waters: Conversations with the Principal.
A new episode is now live on Flinders' podcast series, Uncharted Waters: Conversations with the Principal.
In Episode 14, College Principal Stuart Meade meets with Flinders Head of Curriculum, Mr Bill Hooper to discuss how the College brings the national curriculum to life for students.
Bill is also an English Teacher in the Senior School and has coached and cheered on the College’s basketball players for the past 25 years as Teacher in Charge of Basketball at Flinders. He is also President of the Sunshine Coast Secondary Schools Basketball Association.
Curriculum Focus at Flinders
Bill explains how the College brings the national curriculum to life in ways that are creative, engaging and tailored to students' individual learning needs. The Flinders curriculum has a strong academic focus and provides differentiated teaching with foundational and extension programs.
Bill also shares how the College curriculum is growing to include certificate courses to provide students with alternative pathways beyond graduation. There are also exciting extension opportunities at Flinders, such as the new Music EDGE program and the international Cambridge IGCSE Curriculum. In 2019, Flinders was the first school in Queensland accredited to teach the world-renowned Cambridge program, offered at 18 leading schools across Australia.
Enjoy the listen on SoundCloud via this link.