Read this a couple of days back. Singapore Ministry of Education C2015 students outcomes strive to mould our students to be a confident person, a self-directed learner, a concerned citizen and an active contributor. This article may serve as guide as to how to develop students self-directed learning competencies.

Dupuy, Muhammad, and many other teachers are using a step-by-step process that we and our colleagues at the Right Question Institute have developed called the Question Formulation Technique (QFT). This technique helps students learn how to produce their own questions, improve them, and strategize on how to use them 
(see sidebar “Question Formulation Technique”).

The origins of the QFT can be traced back 20 years to a dropout prevention program for the city of Lawrence, Mass., that was funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation…

To read on, go to the original post at Harvard Education Letter.