Participating schools will be paired up in groups by the team at the Corporate Office – Education Department. These online projects will be completed over the month of May, with the outcome presented in the virtual exhibition. Details of the virtual exhibition will be sent to the participating school.
Participating schools are
Beaconhouse School System in Pakistan
Beaconhouse Newlands in Lahore, Karachi, Multan, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur
Beaconhouse Schools in Oman and the U.A.E.
Beaconhouse Schools in the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia
The online projects will be globally-aligned cognisant of multiple cultural and geographical constraints. The whole process of project completion will be research-based and monitored by the teachers or the appointed point person from the school leadership team selected by the respective schools.
All the team members will ensure they display these qualities at all times: Honesty, Trust, Respect, Fairness, Responsibility. Each member is required to participate and contribute to the project. Each member will have a chance to use leadership skills at different stages of the project. They should put their strengths to use and learn from others to develop more skills.
No. of students per group: between 4-6 students
- Class level of the students can vary within the group as long as it falls in the class sets created for this project:
Set 1: Class 3, 4, & 5
Set 2: Class 6, 7, & 8
Set 3: Class 9 & 10
- Participation: It is an open call for all schools. Interested schools must communicate that they want to take part in this project by 30th April. Selection is on a ‘first come, first serve’ basis. Selected schools will be paired up with other schools interested in the same project.
- Entries per school within Pakistan: the schools in Pakistan can participate in one project/per school. If a school has selected to participate in one class set project, then they cannot send another entry for any other class set.
- Entries per school within MENA and SEA region: International Schools within the MENA and SEA region may participate in more than one project per school; they can send more than one entry per school, from each school three projects can be sent, one per each class set. They cannot send more than one entry for the same class set.
The Learning Journey
Students will maintain a reflection journal to map their step by step learning during online collaboration. At the end of the project, each student will submit a short individual reflection as well as a reflection on the team.
Each project will require an outcome that will be shared at the end of the project timeline. The outcome will highlight the following:
Following documents will be shared with the participating schools and students:
Each project outline will provide students with detail of:
Student and Group Project Reflection
- What did you learn about yourself while working in a group?
- What strengths did you bring to this project? How could you improve?
- How effective were you as a group in working on this project?
Divide the circle to illustrate how much each member of the group participated in the project. Share each member’s role and effectiveness of their participation
- Member Name
- Member's Role
- Member's Effectiveness