Our 12 principles for comprehensive teaching and learning approaches:

  1. Teachers’ knowledge of the subject matter is essential to the implementation of important teaching tasks
  2. Active involvement of the learner enhances learning
  3. Interaction between teachers and students is the most important factor in student motivation and involvement
  4. Students benefit from taking responsibility for their learning
  5. There are many roads to learning
  6. Expect more and you will achieve more
  7. Learning is enhanced in an atmosphere of cooperation
  8. Material must be meaningful
  9. Both teaching and learning are enhanced by descriptive feedback
  10. Critical feedback is only useful if the learner has alternatives to pursue
  11. Time plus energy equals learning
  12. Experience usually improves teaching