Parklands College is pleased to announce that it has been recognised as an Apple Distinguished School for 2016–2018. Parklands College believes that ubiquitous access to technology enables educators and learners to seamlessly integrate innovative digital tools into learning and teaching. Upon entering the College, the Apple 1:1 programme allows each child’s device to become a personalised learning platform that promotes the development of 21st century skills through authentic learning experiences.
The Apple Distinguished School designation is reserved for programmes that meet criteria for innovation, leadership and educational excellence, and demonstrate a clear vision of exemplary learning environments.
“Apple technology facilitates our approach to teaching and learning which is innovative, enriched, and flexible, with an emphasis on the individual needs and success of every child.” Lee-ann Steynberg, Head of ICT Academic Integration.
The selection of Parklands College as an Apple Distinguished School highlights our success as an innovative and compelling learning environment that engages students and provides tangible evidence of academic accomplishment.
Parklands College was established to provide a world class education from the early childhood years to the final compulsory schooling exit point at Grade 12. The College strives to provide excellence in all facets of its operation. This includes the governance and management components, as well as its core component, namely the delivery of a sound educational programme.
We regard the development of global citizenship, creativity, collaboration, communication, and problem solving skills as paramount to best preparing our learners for their futures.