Student-led learning is an innovative form of active learning that gives students ownership of their learning experience.

This approach is crucial because it builds skills that increase their passion, motivation, and creativity. Students are highly motivated to solve problems, exchange ideas and opinions, and manage conflicts.

As a result, student-led learning has gained prominence in schools, as it equips children with the necessary skills to overcome different challenges not only in school but also in the future, making them lifelong learners.

This resource will delve further into two specific forms of student-led learning;

  • play-based learning
  • inquiry-based learning

And will discuss benefits, teaching tips, and sample activities to support implementation of this learning when working in schools.

Student-led learning