The Richard Wernham & Julia West Centre for Learning iis an innovative and unique learning-support resource for our boys. Whatever a student's learning goals, the Centre for Learning offers targeted and customized support. Because every student learns differently, the Centre for Learning's mandate aligns with the International Baccalaureate’s goal to support a diversity of learning styles.
The Centre for Learning helps students understand how they learn and to be their own self-advocates in the learning continuum. It also provides support for faculty to help students develop their capacity and character as global citizens.
At the Preparatory School level, your son receives lessons in time management and study and organizational strategies. He learns to take tests without stress, and so builds his confidence around learning.
At the Upper School, the focus is on building a sense of independence in learning. Attention is dedicated to note-taking, deep reading and critical literacy skills, and exam preparation support.
Four mandates guide the Centre for Learning’s work:
Facilitate a greater understanding of the each student's unique learning style and help him develop strategies for success.
Provide individualized learning support as needed.
Provide professional development and support for UCC's faculty and be a resource to UCC parents and community.
Connect with other schools and organizations; collaborate and develop research relationships and networks.