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School District No. 57 (Prince George)
Learning that Enriches the Life of Each Student
Draft Policies
 
  • On June 20, 2017 the Board of Education approved Draft Policy 1230 Aboriginal Education for distribution to reference groups for input. 

    RATIONALE

    • At the February 7, 2017 Policy and Governance Committee meeting the committee requested that Draft Policy 1230 Aboriginal Education be reviewed by senior administration for revisions that may be required if the committee’s recommendation to rescind Policy 1231 Aboriginal Education Board is approved by the Board.
    • Policy 1231 Aboriginal Education Board was rescinded by the Board at its regular public meeting held on February 28, 2017.
    • On May 2, 2017, the Policy and Governance Committee received a report from the Aboriginal Education Department regarding Policy 1230 Aboriginal Education and received information on the Local Education Agreement and Enhancement Agreement. The committee requested that senior administration incorporate the notion of an affirmation statement in keeping with the mandates of School District No. 57 and the Ministry of Education.
    • On June 6, 2017, the Policy and Governance Committee reviewed and discussed draft revisions to Policy 1230 as brought forward by senior administration through consultation with the Aboriginal Education Department and requested minor revisions as presented.

     

    DRAFT 1230 Aboriginal Education.pdf

    THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS REGARDING DRAFT POLICY 1230 ABORIGINAL EDUCATION IS OCTOBER 27, 2017.

If you or your organization has any comments, concerns or suggestions about the draft policies, please forward them in writing to:

Diane Nygaard,
Executive Assistant
School District No. 57 (Prince George)
2100 Ferry Avenue
Prince George, BC ~~V2L 4R5
or e-mail:dnygaard@sd57.bc.ca
or fax:250-561-6820 or 250-561-6801

To help focus your input, the following questions may be considered:

How does the new policy fit with current practice?

How will the new policy affect your school/department/group?

How will the policy affect teaching, learning and student achievement?

Do you have any ideas for making the policy more effective?

Are there any areas in the policy that are unclear?

Are there significant issues that the policy should, but does not, address?

Can you foresee any difficulties posed by the implementation of the policy?

Will the policy as proposed put unreasonable demands on people or resources? If so, how?