This will allow them to succeed their full potential along with their classmates. Anti- discrimination; this is the idea that every teaching assistant is fair to each pupil reaguarding gender, race, religion, cultural or social background, disability or sexual orientations. They must comply with school policies and promote anti- discriminatory practices with all pupils in order to create a friendly and happy work environment. C. Celebrating diversity.
But reflecting on the reading, Schuttloffel encourages contemplation and commitment to focus on a virtuous life, and guide the decision-making process of the Catholic school leader. Schuttloffel encourages all readers to consider contemplative practice as a Catholic school leader, in order to learn from prior experience and improve the heart, hand, and head of leadership. After reflecting on the contemplative practice discussed in this section of the book, I recognize its value for Catholic school leaders. Our mission is an important one and not only affects students’ academically, it also affects their life in Christ. This is an awesome responsibility, and knowing that, Catholic school leaders should be contemplative on all actions they take, as well as reflective on the behaviors and virtues they model.
Successful principals understand the amount of stakeholders that need to be in place to achieve this level of success. Principals must be knowledgeable in communicating the type of organization the school is to be. This message helps all parties involved focus on the projected outcome while doing the things necessary to achieve the
Explain how the ethos, mission, aims and values of a school may be reflected in working practices. The ethos, mission, aims and values of the school should be known very well before entering the school setting as it is part and parcel of the environment of the school and the daily practice of the staff and pupils there. All adults that work and are part of setting have the responsibility to model the standards of behaviour, with the children and amongst the colleagues. Good association and strong dealings between adults will encourage the good behaviour in children. All children as an individual should be respected within the school.
The teachers and I will uphold the ideal of “cause beyond oneself” and work together with the school community to achieve success through thoughtful and purposeful practice. A supervisor that is a student and teacher at heart will create meaningful relationships with staff and community, show genuine concern for the teacher’s stage of development and professional growth, and be a continuous learner by example. Building relationships will create a strong platform for change. Supervision reminds me of teaching in in many ways. Educators create classrooms that become democratic communities by valuing thoughts and individual needs.
Successful home-school-community partnerships involve all stakeholders and give them an equal voice in the decision-making process. The compare and contrast of Head Start and Reggio Emilia approaches from Task 3 & 4. COMPARE Task 3: List the ways families can become involved in school.
Physiotherapists/occupational therapists work with children outside the school but to support the progress of the pupil may also visit the school to attend any meetings regarding the pupil. Question: Question 6 Answer: The ethos of a school along with its values, aims and mission statement should all be reflected in the school environment. These should all be perceptible to anyone spending time in a school watching both the pupils and staff.
School and teachers can influence the extent and quality of learning for all students. Teacher’s beliefs, practices and attitudes are important for understanding and improving educational processes. They are closely linked to teachers’ strategies for coping with challenges in their daily professional life. Educators have control over numerous factors that influence motivation, achievement and behaviour of students. They are turning around their approach into a focus on creating positive school climate and responsive classroom as part of holistic quality education based on child rights where there is effective teaching and classroom management, thus enhancing students’ learning experiences.
WHAT IS IT? School-based management (SBM) is a strategy to improve education. By transferring significant decision-making authority from education offices to individual schools. SBM provides principals, teachers, students, and parents control over the education process by giving them responsibility for decisions about the planning, personnel, curriculum and action in school. Through the involvement of school community members in these key decisions, SBM can create more effective learning environments for students.
It is important to keep all informed with the latest school activities. This gains support as well as partnerships that can lead to contributions financially and volunteering. Greater relations between the school and community help support and reinforce academic and social outcomes of the school community.
All effective practitioners reflect to ensure that they are providing a high standard practice to ensure that children are provided with the chance/opportunity to strive for the best education (achieve their best). Reflecting on your own practice could be beneficial to a practitioner within the setting as they would be developing a clearer vision in thinking creatively as a skill and also the practitioner would be able to get a better understanding of others in the setting. By having a more clear understanding on the children you are working with in the setting would also enable practitioners to meet the individual needs of the children and make adjustments to activities if needed or provide the children with an individual educational plan
Beliefs: We believe that advanced education will empower students to become leaders and responsible citizens. No child is an exception, no matter what race, sexuality or gender you are. In Golden Valley Academy, we believe that an emotionally, physically comfortable and safe environment will be the most effective way of learning. Learning is an active and lifelong activity that is unique for each member of society so we are willing to mold our way of teaching to help our students residing in this school. Curriculum activities are important as well, they are there to provide students countless of pathways to success.
Cooperative learning also creates self-confidence in each student by allowing them to be a part of a group and working together to create a common goal. - Direct instruction. With its structure, direct instruction can be one of the most powerful tools in providing instruction, for both children with and without disability. We use procedures that are grounded and systematic, providing sound teaching and learning principles. We ensure that our teachers are organized with the content needed to provide a cohesive learning environment.
I want to become an assistant principal for one simple reason, the children. I believe that all children can learn under the right conditions. With this in mind, I feel that instructional leaders are responsible for ensuring that the conditions for learning are embedded in the school’s culture. Although my role as a Learning Team Facilitator enables me to have an impact on the academic achievement of students through working with teachers, I believe that becoming an assistant principal will help me to be more of a driving force throughout the school. I possess several personal attributes that are essential in serving in the capacity of an assistant principal.