PSPE Student-led Conference | 融合部小学英文班——学生主导家长会议

时间: 2024年07月01日 来源: 融合部 作者: 成都美视学校

- PSPE Student-led Conference -


The culminating student-led conference for the 2023-2024 academic year was held successfully on Friday, June 28th. This innovative approach empowered students to showcase their learning journeys and work directly to their parents. It fostered a strong home-school connection, promoting collaborative support for student growth.



What is Student-Led Conference?


Student-led conferences play a vital role in the IB-PYP learning journey as they empower students to take ownership of their learning process, fostering responsibility and enhancing their management and communication skills. During these conferences, students act as mini-teachers, guiding parents through their academic achievements across various subjects. Additionally, parents have the opportunity to review their child's growth portfolio, gaining valuable insights into their semester-long development and progress.                                                         



Cultivating a Sense of Ownership


One of the most powerful aspects of student-led conferences is how they empower students to become active participants in their own learning journeys. By leading the discussions and reflecting on their achievements and areas for growth, students gain a deeper understanding of their strengths and what they need to improve. This sense of ownership isn't just about self-awareness; it ignites a passion for learning and motivates students to set personal goals for both academic and personal development.



Enhancing Communication Skills


Student-led conferences offer an invaluable platform for students to sharpen their communication skills. By taking center stage and presenting their academic journeys – achievements and challenges alike – students gain more than just confidence. They actively develop essential skills like clear articulation, organization of thoughts, and confident self-expression. These skills aren't just for academic success; they're the building blocks for effective communication in all aspects of life, both personally and professionally.



Promoting Reflection and Goal Setting


Engaging in student-led conferences is a powerful tool for fostering self-reflection and growth. By leading discussions about their academic achievements and areas for improvement, students gain valuable insights into their strengths and weaknesses. This self-discovery empowers them to set realistic and achievable goals, a crucial step in developing a growth mindset. With a growth mindset, students learn to view challenges as opportunities to learn and persevere, building resilience that will benefit them throughout their academic journeys and beyond.



Building Stronger Parent-Teacher-Student Partnerships


Parents can have a clear understanding of what their children are learning at school, identify how they can provide assistance in the future, and find ways to collaborate with schools. This collaboration strengthens the partnership between parents, teachers, and students, as well as enhances recognition and trust in the school, thereby creating an environment focused on supporting students' overall development.



Student-led conferences provide a relaxed and enjoyable platform for communication between students, parents, and teachers. They foster a deeper understanding between home and school, promoting student growth together. By cultivating a sense of ownership in students, strengthening communication skills, encouraging reflection, building stronger home-school relationships, and instilling lifelong learning skills, student-led conferences can better promote the holistic development of students. Additionally, they can establish effective home-school communication mechanisms and contribute to creating a pure learning environment.