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Teaching and Learning

O’Loughlin Catholic College offers a broad and engaging Catholic education that encourages students in Years 7-12 to realise their academic, spiritual, moral, emotional and physical development. The curriculum content, teaching practices and co-curricular activities provide an environment which will allow all students to pursue and reach their potential

The expectation that students will master fundamental skills for lifelong learning is reflected in the broad education provided which encourages students to realise their academic, spiritual, moral, emotional and physical development.

O’Loughlin Catholic College provides an environment which encourages students to become responsible individuals enabling them to make informed choices in a changing world. They are encouraged within a broad Catholic context to develop personal values and empathy for the understanding of other people's perspectives.

To facilitate the development of essential 21st century skills for lifelong learning, teaching practices reflect an awareness of individual strengths and challenges.  Teaching aims to be student centred providing the individual with the opportunity to become independent learners while stressing the importance of being able to work in a collaborative situation.

The focus is on providing students with the knowledge, understanding and skills that will enable them to engage effectively with learning and remain on a pathway towards continued success in further education, training or employment.