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.

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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'Yesterday was great and all staff left the day feeling inspired and, more importantly, onboard for the journey ahead! .... We have constructed an action plan for implementation and ensured staff meeting times have been allocated for reflection and sharing best practice. Thank you again for all your support. I realise this is just beginning of the journey and look forward to working with you in the future.’ 'Read MoreDeputy Head Teacher from Middlesex Primary School, 2015