We in Ratoath College are a partnership of students, staff, parents and the community. We foster personal development and learning through hard work, creativity and commitment. Each individual is given the opportunity to realise their full potential in a community that is inclusive, respectful, caring and positive. In all our pursuits we embrace the spirit of “Mol an Óige agus Tiocfaidh Sí” (Praise the youth and they will flourish).
In keeping with best national and international practice it is our whole school policy to encourage the use of various active pedagogic strategies which are proven means of furthering the quality of education which our students receive. We are committed to establishing Ratoath College as a noted centre of excellence in teaching and learning and to endeavour to ensure that each student is given every opportunity to maximise their full potential. At Ratoath College our practices include:
- The use of Active/Collaborative learning strategies.
- Mixed Ability Teaching.
- Effective use of ICT to complement learning..
- Strategic use of Team Teaching.
- Strategic use of Special Needs Assistants.
- Whole School Practice of Assessment for Learning.
Ms Oonagh Prendergast