Genius Hour: Developing Curriculum, Character & Creativity

Explore an approach that emphasises student curiosity, self-directed learning and passion-based work

Ofsted has expressed concern that too many schools are teaching to the test and have not thought deeply enough about their curriculum. To support a greater level of independent enquiry amongst students, schools could look at the working practices of industry-leading organisations such as Google, who allow their employees up to 20% of their time on projects that they find personally satisfying.

Course Outcomes

  • Explore the principles and theory behind Genius Hour
  • Make time for Genius Hour in your school or classroom
  • Introduce Genius Hour to learners and parents
  • Set Genius Hour expectations
  • Manage the Genius Hour process and engage all learners whatever their starting points or needs
  • Take away practical approaches and ideas to support Genius Hour in your school

This is one of the courses from our archive.

You can still have it delivered in your school or college, adapted to your needs and the current context, by one of our expert associates.

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