The Ethel Walker School has been awarded a prestigious Educational Leadership grant from The Edward E. Ford Foundation. This $250,000 grant, which requires a 1:1 match from the school community, will support the new Walker's Capabilities Approach
The Capabilities Approach
'stretching' of limits than others. An additional outcome we will work to achieve is to encourage our girls to collaborate and bolster one another over the hurdles providing support to each other as they achieve mastery. The initial ten capabilities, divided into four themes, include:
- Fluencies - digital, financial, and rhetorical
- Discoveries - sustenance and sustainability, international experience and paid summer internship
- Agencies - self-defense, swimming and first aid certification
- Self-selected capability - a unique fluency, experience or agency chosen by each student
Learn more at www.eeford.org.