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Research and Resources

The KCS Senior School model emerged based on the research of many.

It reflects the observations of leaders in education, business, government, global organisations, as well as psychologists, parents and students. Significantly, it also reflects the observations of the pioneering schools who are the earliest responders to how the world and students are changing.

Why a Web of Connections, Not a Single Relationship, Should Surround StudentsFisher, Julia Freeland

Infographic: The Potential of Place-Based LearningGetting Smart 

Great Design Process Wins: Senior School of Kingsway College, TorontoLichtman, Grant

It’s not just about jobs. Colleges must help students find their passionsPérez, Angel B. - Washington Post

Sir Ken Robinson’s TED Talks on creativity, passion, and educationRobinson, Sir Ken

Participatory Creativity: Introducing Access and Equity to the Creative ClassroomClapp, Edward P., 2017

The Innovator’s Mindset: Empower Learning, Unleash Talent, and Lead a Culture of CreativityCouros, George, 2015

#Edjourney: A Roadmap to the Future of EducationLichtman, Grant, 2014

In Search of Deeper Learning: The Quest to Remake the American High SchoolMehta, Jal and Fine, Sarah, 2019

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates UsPink, Daniel, 2009

The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes EverythingRobinson, Sir Ken, 2009

Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the WorldWagner, Tony, 2012

The Global Achievement Gap: Why Even Our Best Schools Don’t Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children Need
– And What We Can Do About it
Wagner, Tony, 2014

Living Learning Equinox Blueprint, from the Waterloo Global Science Initiative “Learning 2030” Brooks, Michael and Holmes, Bob, 2013

What is place-based education and why does it matter?GETTING SMART in partnership with eduInnovation & Teton Science Schools

The Future We Want: The Future of Education and Skills, Education 2030OECD, 2018

Future Proof: Preparing Young Canadians for the Future of WorkRBC Report, 2017

Humans Wanted: How Canadian Youth Can Thrive in the Age of DisruptionRBC Report, 2018

Schools of the Future: Defining New Models of Education for the Fourth Industrial RevolutionWorld Economic Forum, 2020