The Institute for Global Solutions, a first in British Columbia, is more than an academic offering. It's an entirely new way of thinking.
The IGS, which launched in September 2012 at Claremont Secondary School, is an innovative program intended to encourage students to explore pressing global challenges. The project-based curriculum is designed to equip students with tools and experiences to address the unprecedented environmental and humanitarian challenges of the 21st century, from poverty reduction to climate change and urbanization to sustainable energy.
2012-2013 is a very exciting year for the Saanich School District. With funds provided by the government in its roll-out of the recently announced BC Education Plan, we have established an Innovation Team whose responsibility it will be to enable, support and share innovative practices and personalized learning throughout the district.