What is REA?

REA students are:

REA teachers are:

confident in working with information and ideas – their own and those of others.  They are keen to explore and evaluate ideas and arguments in a structured, critical and analytical way. They are able to communicate and defend views and opinions as well as respect those of others.

confident in teaching their subject and engaging each student  in learning. REA teachers know their subject well and know how to teach it.

responsible for themselves, responsive to and respectful  of others. They appreciate the importance of culture, context and community.

responsible for themselves, responsive to and respectful  of others. REA teachers are highly professional in their approach to teaching and they are collaborative and supportive.

reflective as learners, developing their ability to learn. REA learners understand themselves as learners.

reflective as learners themselves, developing their practice. REA teachers are themselves learners, seeking to build on and develop their knowledge and skills.

innovative and equipped for new and future challenges. REA learners welcome new challenges and they are capable of applying their knowledge and understanding to solve new and unfamiliar problems.

innovative and equipped for new and future challenges. REA teachers are creative, experimenting with new ideas and pursuing an enquiring approach in their teaching.

engaged intellectually and socially, ready to make a difference. REA learners are alive with curiosity, embody a spirit of enquiry and want to dig more deeply. They work well independently but also with others. They are equipped to participate constructively in society and the economy – locally, nationally  and globally.

engaged intellectually, professionally and socially. REA teachers are passionate about learning within and beyond the classroom, sharing their knowledge and skills with teachers in the wider educational community.

Top