Nbk Values

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This report is to provide guidelines for Planet Beta Primary School (PBPS) and Ngahere Bush Kindy (NBK) to ensure active roles are taken in caring for the environment, whilst promoting and contributing to a sustainable future at our school.
PBPS-NBK values:
‘If success or failure of this planet and of human beings depended on how I am and what I do... HOW WOULD I BE? WHAT WOULD I DO?’ (Fuller, B.R).
I will now promote children to be globally responsible citizens, creating the space for sustainability reflection, by children for children, engaging, connecting and educating children environmentally with the wider world, other than their school and home.
PBPS – NBK centres on:
 Fostering children’s ability to comprehend
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This environmental sustainability report applies to the approved providers, nominated supervisors at PBS – NBK (which in Victoria is the ACECQA and the DEECD), all teaching staff, students on professional experience placements, administration staff, volunteers, parents, children and other visitors (even for after school hours’ functions). The findings of this report will form policies for the PBPS handbook, (handed out to families upon enrolment) informing families of the sustainability practices expected for our children as a part of their general school education and part of our school’s…show more content…
PBPS is working towards being an active member of AUSSI Vic (Australian Sustainable Schools Initiative Victoria) in conjunction of membership of the Australian Schools Initiative(ASI) includes participation in Education for Sustainability (EfS) into their school practices. I believe the driving force for the SEET team is reducing our ecological footprint, instilling children’s ownership within the constraints of a pedagogical curriculum.
Terms of reference.
 ACARA - The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority
 ACECQA - Australian Children 's Education and Care Quality Authority
 ASI - Australian Schools Initiative
 AUSSI Vic - Australian Sustainable Schools Initiative Victoria
 DEECD - Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
 DEEWR - Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
 DEWHA - Department of the Environment Water Heritage and the Arts
 EfS - Education for Sustainability
 EYLF - The Early Years Learning Framework
 NBK - Ngahere Bush Kindy
 NQS - The National Quality Standards
 PBPS - Planet Beta Primary School
 SAKGPS - Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program Schools
 SEET - Sustainable education and environmental

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