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21st Century Skills

The Glenburnie School approach to education has two complementary themes: 21st Century Skills and Core Value Awareness.

The 21st Century Skills developed through curriculum applications are:

  1. Critical Thinking and Analytical Skills
  2. Leadership Skills
  3. Emotional Intelligence Awareness
  4. Intellectual Curiosity
  5. Communication Skills – Oral and Written:Debating/Public Speaking
  6. Economics and Global Awareness

*Computer and technological opportunities and applications are integrated into all aspects of student programming, activity and assignments.


Glenburnie’s Emotional Intelligence Program

Thinking and Learning with Awareness’ – Character Development/Core Values (Dignity, Respect, Responsibility)

At Glenburnie everyone is treated with dignity and respect. A student’s unique talents and ‘gifts’ are encouraged and successes celebrated.

The Awareness Program includes both Organizational Skill Training and Emotional Intelligence activities. Students become more ‘aware’ of their own core values, of their emotions and feelings, and are empowered to make choices with greater understanding.

Discussions on core values are integrated into curriculum studies from Kindergarten to Grade 8.

Core values include qualities that reflect the following: Character development, Personal responsibility, and Integrity