Ormiston College holds a long-standing commitment to leading innovative teaching and learning, and the development of digital competencies, mindsets and skillsets to equip students to thrive a rapidly changing world.

This dedication, and the results that go with it, have led to Ormiston College being widely identified, nationally and internationally, as a leading school that can serve as an effective model for others.

At the 2022 Australian Education Awards, Ormiston College was once again recognised as Australia’s Top School for Best Use of Technology, at title held for the third time in five years with previous such awards in 2021 and 2018.

For eight consecutive years the College has been named one of Australia’s most innovative schools and, as a Microsoft Showcase School, has gained international recognition for innovative use of technology.

As a recognised leader in technology-enabled learning Ormiston College has a unique teaching and learning framework that incorporates a focus on 21st century skills. The College’s award-winning curricular programs strive to develop learners who think flexibly, work independently and collaboratively, take risks, solve real-world problems and demonstrate higher-order thinking skills.

Ormiston College continues to look for ways of ensuring that its young people can thrive and achieve in today’s increasingly complex and fast-paced world.

Redefining learning for the 21st century

As technology rapidly evolved and completely revolutionises how we live, work and learn, Ormiston College has:

  • A long-term College-wide commitment to meaningful use of technology
  • A unique award-winning Teaching and Learning Framework which incorporates an explicit focus on the development of 21st century skills
  • Remained at the forefront of leading new approaches, opportunities and technologies to support learning in the digital age, i.e. sensory interfaces, applications, and infrastructures that enable content creation for virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) to transform learning
  • A strong track record of harnessing technology and years as a Microsoft Showcase School which helped to reimagine teaching and learning methodologies and create an effective online model during periods of Learning from Home in recent years
  • A partnership with Griffith University’s School of Education to develop digital pedagogies that enhance online and blended learning activities
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