A caring and safe school is a place where all partners – students, staff, parents, and community members –treat others fairly, with respect and kindness, and act in a socially responsible way towards all members of the school community, including students with special education needs.
It is an inclusive community where diversity is affirmed […]
Before schools can build and/or strengthen a caring and safe school culture, they need to get a picture of their existing school culture. Surveys or scans can help schools understand and describe their current culture while identifying areas for improvement. It is important to ensure that representatives from all sectors of the school and its […]
The steps in implementing and maintaining a caring and safe school culture include:
Identifying goals; Setting goals; Outlining actions to be taken to achieve the goals; Identifying who will do what; Establishing timelines; Monitoring and assessing progress in order to identify further needed actions.
Individually, work through the steps in the accompanying info-graphic, and […]
A caring and safe school culture is built through a collaborative process that involves all stakeholder groups – system and school leaders, school staff, students, parents/guardians, and community members. The roles and responsibilities of these partners include but are not limited to the following:
Lead by example – model the attitudes and behaviours […]