Policy 100 Philosophy of Education

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The Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) undertook a comprehensive process to develop a 3 – 5 year strategic plan in 2016.

The Board developed a Mission Statement that states:  We nurture each student’s learning and well-being in a safe, responsive and inclusive learning community.

The Vision of the Board states:  Each student within our world class learning community has the opportunity to fulfill their potential and pursue their aspirations.

The Board is committed to the following values:

  • Engagement – Students are actively engaged in their education and connected to our learning community.
  • Equity – We give each student the opportunity to fulfill their potential.
  • Innovation/Positive Change – We are innovative. We constantly seek ways to make positive change.
  • Integrity – We are ethical and fair.
  • Openness and Transparency – We are open about the decisions we make and how we make them.
  • Partnerships – We create open and respectful partnerships with each member of our learning community.
  • Respect – We respect ourselves, others, and our environment.
  • Social Responsibility and Justice – It is our shared responsibility to work with and inspire students to create a better world.

Greater Victoria School District

Approved:  November 26, 1984

Revised:  October 28, 1985

Revised:  April 18, 2016

Revised:  June 20, 2016


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