What is Project-Based Learning?
Project-Based Learning (PBL) is a method of teaching in which students gain knowledge, skills and competencies by working on various projects where they are to question, investigate, research and/or design and respond to an authentic, engaging and complex question, problem and/or challenge.
Why Project-Based Learning (PBL)?
- Makes school engaging for students.
- Improves learning.
- Builds 21st-century skills for university, career, and life, such as critical and creative thinking, collaboration, problem solving and effective communication.
- Provides opportunities for students to use technology in meaningful ways.
- Makes teaching more enjoyable and rewarding.
- Connects students and schools with communities and the real world.
- Promotes educational equity.
Student voice and choice: Every student is recognised as a unique individual with the ability, ambition and desire to learn and grow beyond what she or he thought was possible.
High academic standards: Participation in Olympiads and expos that facilitate access to global information and institutions.
Problem-solving: Self-exploratory approach and development of solutions relating to real life problems.
Leadership: Structured leadership development that includes academic seminars, campus roles and reflection.