At Friday’s Year 11 Prize Giving, we honoured a large number of students for their academic achievements and their commitment to a host of different co-curricular activities. This year, we also recognised an extraordinary number of students for their commitment to community service. Twenty-five students were presented with Higher Honours Certificates for completing well over … Continue reading Moriah Menschen
Matt Nurick, 16, is Moriah College's 2018 Movember Team Captain. Here, he tells us why he's so passionate about helping The Movember Foundation put an end to serious men's health issues... Q. How did you first hear about The Movember Foundation? Three years ago the 2016/17 Moriah Student Leadership Charity Captains were running the Movember initiative. … Continue reading Q&A with our Moriah College Movember Team Captain
The answer? Very. Educational research studies have repeatedly shown that the most important school-related factor influencing the achievement of students is the teacher. Great teachers help to create excellent learners. So, investing in teacher development is crucial to the success of our students. Our commitment to continued professional learning helps build the confidence and credibility of … Continue reading How Important is Professional Development in Schools?
Many parents come to see me at this time of the year. I smile to myself as they share their hopes, their theories and implore me to help them create a perfect world for their child. I take the time to hear what they have to say because I respect parents who advocate for their … Continue reading You are the champions, my friends…
I recently farewelled 17 Year 10 students participating in the Na’aleh program in Jerusalem. They will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in Jewish learning for two weeks before heading off to Poland to meet the rest of the IST group. Just before departing, I noticed there were parents telling their children to make the … Continue reading Communicating with adolescents (Part 2 of Adolescents and Peer Pressure)