John Fawkner College has introduced a new and innovative component to its Year 10 - 12 senior curriculum designed to engage and excite students with an interest in sport in their learning.
The John Fawkner College Sports Industry Pathways program (SIPP) is a sports themed curriculum that is delivered in partnership with elite sport and is designed to deliver powerful outcomes in numeracy and literacy in a cutting edge way.
A sport-themed cutting edge curriculm program that builds numeracy and literacy
Delivered in the newly constructed multimillion dollar, state of the art John Fawkner College Global Learning Centre, the John Fawkner College Sports Industry Pathways program (SIPP) is taught across key learning areas such as English, Mathematics, Science, Humanities, Media, Health and Physical Education and the Arts. It is a program that uniquely taps into student's passion for sport whilst developing 21st century numeracy, literacy, employability and further education skills crucial to their future work and study life.
Students partnering with elite sports
Opportunities to work with elite sport and interact with it in a practical, 'real time' way, the prominent use of media and social media in learning and the flexible timetable to cater for students regular off campus work forms the centrepiece of this program's teaching and learning benefits.
Critical to the success of the program are the partnerships the college has forged with elite sports and tertiary education in delivering the program. A-League club Melbourne Heart, Super 15 club, Melbourne Rebels and La Trobe University are just three sporting and further education institutions who have agreed to be part of the program in 2014. These and other partners will assist the school in providing a wide range of sports themed teaching and learning package that meets the needs of all students whether in the VCAL, VET or VCE.
Read the John Fawkner College Sports Industry Pathways Program flyer.
Students with an interest in enrolling in the John Fawkner College Sports Industry Pathways Program in 2014 are asked to contact the college on 9359 1166.