JSA strives to be a centre of excellence. Students are supported towards developing their personal and educational potential so as to be valued contributors to family and community life. High expectations and challenging learning tasks facilitated within an Autism aware environment presents opportunities for our students to become confident and successful learners. Our curriculum is developed within The Victorian Curriculum F-10 framework, which incorporates the Powerful Learning and Teaching approach.
Jacana School for Autism believes that to succeed in the world, students need to develop the capacity to:
Jacana School for Autism provides:
Jacana School for Autism includes:
In line with our pedagogy philosophy, the following protocols have been developed to promote an environment that aims to build on the strengths of all students within a positive environment.
As a student at Jacana School for Autism I have an expectation that you my teacher will:
Develop a positive relationship with me:
Provide me with a classroom that is structured and organised:
Provide me with an educational program that:
JSA provides a Primary, Secondary and Senior Secondary Curriculum that is presented in an inquiry based approach that incorporates experiential learning opportunities.
The Primary and Secondary curriculum is based on the Victorian Curriculum F-10 and includes the following:
|Learning AreasThe Arts· Dance
· Media Arts
· Visual Arts
· Visual Communication Design
Health and Physical Education
· Design and Technologies
· Digital Technologies
|CapabilitiesCritical and Creative ThinkingPersonal and Social Capabilities|
The Senior Secondary Curriculum includes the following:
Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL), The Pathways Certificate of Individual Achievement (CoIA) and Vocational Education and Training (VET).
Specialist programs provide students with the opportunities to explore and learn in the areas of