Tournament of Minds

 

Senior students have the opportunity to participate in Tournament of Minds which is a problem solving program for teams of students from both primary and secondary years. They are required to solve demanding, open-ended challenges from one of the following disciplines:

  • Technologies

  • Literacy

  • Maths 

  • Engineering

  • Social Sciences

 

Tournament of Minds is an opportunity for students with a passion for learning and problem solving to demonstrate their skills and talents in an exciting, vibrant and public way.

 

Tournament's aim is to enhance the potential of our youth by developing diverse skills, enterprise, time management, and the discipline to work collaboratively within a challenging and competitive environment.

 

The Tournament Objectives:

  • To provide the stimulation of real, open-ended challenges

  • To develop creative problem solving approaches and techniques

  • To foster cooperative learning and team work

  • To promote knowledge and appreciation of self and others

  • To encourage experimentation and risk taking

  • To expand and reward creative and divergent thinking

  • To stimulate a spirit of inquiry and a love of learning

  • To develop enterprise