Thinking Schools International

Growing thinking schools from the inside out

12 & 13 June 2017 International Thinking Skills Conference

  • Annual Conference, Swindon, UK

A unique whole school approach to the learning and teaching of thinking

Grow as a thinking school

  • visual tools for thinking
  • intelligent learning behaviours
  • questioning and enquiry skills

3 Guiding principles of Thinking Schools

  • All learners have innate abilities
    to think in a variety of ways
  • Active transfer of thinking processes
    to content learning is key
  • Student-centered models
    are needed for improving thinking

Starting Points for the thinking of whole school change

TSI is for teachers, whole schools, educational bodies and countries that want to develop 21st Century learning and thinking environments using thinking skills with proven impact across the globe.

Adopting different pathways for thinking, this is a transformative design affecting the thinking of teachers and students. It is a unique, sustainable, whole school approach to learning with student centred thinking at its heart.

NB: DON’T MISS OUR NEW COURSES IN MARCH 2017 (UK) Visual Tools for Thinking (including Thinking Maps) and Thinking Schools Coordinators

A Global Network

Australia New Zealand Dubai Ethiopia India Lithuania Malaysia Norway Ireland South Africa Thailand UK New York Egypt TSI Locations

Top three findings
from research with
Exeter University:

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    student attainment

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    teaching quality

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    Highly effective

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'‘All of these tools and strategies have incontestably contributed in improving the quality of the teaching and learning in our school. It is also important to point out that since the introduction of this particular approach to teaching and learning, the results at Barton Court have noticeably improved.’'Read MoreAsst Headteacher, Barton Court Grammar School, UK