ensuring the holistic development of the learner
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Ensuring the Holistic Development of
represents a journeyalong which both the
learner and the teacher will grow.
Holistic education challenges teachers to think differently about the students
cognitive and affective development, the more so as we have to inculcate the 21st
century skills in our learners.
aims at preparing students for a fulfilling and productive life in which
their skills and attributes are constantly challenged ,developed and
applied as part of their lifelong learning.
Jacques Delors : Famous french economist and politician ,8th President of European Commission.
UNESCO commission on Education for the 21st
Century : Learning ,the treasure within
4 pillars as the foundation of Education
1. Learning to be
2. Learning to do
3. Learning to know
4. Learning to live together
INCULCATING NEW SKILLS RELATED TO
The MOE and HR Strategic Plan (2008-2020) : a Plea for
the diversification of extracurricular activities for personal
enhanced critical thinking for innovation .
3Rs + 4Cs
1. Collaborative skills
2. Communication skills
4. Critical thinking
ICT Empowerment of Learners with Computational Skills to adapt to new 21st Century challenges
Provision of ICT Infrastructure in schools
As at date no. of classrooms equipped :552
By end of 2014 all Std 4,5 and 6 classrooms equipped
Exposure to digitised content
Ongoing works for AL subjects
Facilitating Self-Learning through the PC Tablet Project
Hotspot in 27 ZEP Schools
Inclusive Education for SEN: Braille PCs
2010; Introduction of EP at Std IV
2011; Extension of EP program in std III
After school hours duration: 75 minutes thrice
Drama, slam, dance and music to develop key
competencies and skills.
National Award Ceremony to showcase benefits.
Conducted during the 2nd and / or 3rd term holidays.
Initiated in December 2011
Selection of schools based on CPE pass rates of less
Comprises alternative learning approaches
Component of the school curriculum with a specific
time allocated to it on the school time table.
2013: Activity Book launched for Standards III and
2014 : New activity book for std IV
Collaborative Venture: PMO, TMRSU and MIE.
Green School Project and MID CLUBS
MID Clubs set up in all State Secondary Schools
Planned for roll out to all private secondary
schools in 2014.
Setting up of MID Clubs
School Greening Project
Installation of Photovoltaic
Objective: To enable learners to inculcate a deeper
understanding of one another and acceptance of differences
based on ethnicity, religion, race and culture.
Initiated in 2010
2011 Theme : Tous parents tous diffrents ena enn sel
ras, ras dimounn.
2013 Theme : Nou Kiltir Nou Rises
National Institute for Civic Education (NICE)
Goal: Promotion of civics, community service and value-based
education. Leading to
- creative expression, emotional, psychological , physical and social
Target Group: Form IV students from 2nd to 12th December 2013
The National Youth Award ( Duke of Edinburgh
1. Foster healthy relationship and develop leadership
qualities among students.
2013: 2512 participants from 43 State Schools
A program posing individual challenge and
encouraging participants to work at their own pace.
Deployments of Argo floats and Drifters for NASA and NOAA in the
South Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean.
The purpose :
1. Study of climate change & climate prediction
2. Securing information on tsunami and earthquake study via a satellite.
40 floats and 10 drifters allocated to Mauritian schools
Around 80 secondary schools adhered
- To receive real-time data, helps to interpret scientific data
- To enrich Science curriculum, mainly Marine Biology and
Mathematics and other related subjects like Geography
Model United Nations - Zonal MUN in 2014 to increase
Young Journalist Award ( British Council)
SADC Essay Competition
MCB Make A Wish Competition
Junior Achievement Mascareignes
Science exhibitions and competitions
Breathing and stretching
The Arts (Music & Dance)
Health and wellness
Most of the pupils of Std 1 have been screened and the
exercise is ongoing for Std 11
Follow up of referred pupils and needy cases attended to
Dedicated space for vision screening in all primary
schools in 2014
Standard I Standard II
Number of Schools Screened 261 84
Number of Pupils Screened 11708 3322
Number of Pupils Referred1481 337
Dedicated support at highest level
Spear headed by the Directorate of Curriculum Development and Evaluation
National Educational Counselling Services
Soon-to-be- set-up Health and Wellness Directorate
TOGETHER LET US
OF THE CHILD