Essendon Keilor
College
East Keilor Campus
Niddrie Campus
Essendon Campus
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Welfare and Discipline

The Welfare and Discipline Policy of Essendon Keilor College is based on the principle of building a real partnership between parents, teachers and students. Each group has agreed rights and responsibilities to ensure that each student can achieve their best educational outcome.

Rights and Responsibilities

 

GUIDING PRINCIPLES

              Statement of Belief

            Essendon Keilor College believes that:

            1.         The whole school community is guided by our Welfare and

                        Discipline Policy.

            2.         Each member of our school community has a set of Rights and

                        associated Responsibilities.

            3.         Welfare and Discipline is a partnership between teachers, students

                        and parents.

            4.         Welfare and Discipline is an integral part of teaching and learning.

            5.         The school provides a safe, secure working environment for students

                        and staff.

            6.         The total well-being of students and staff is a high priority.

 

    Objectives

            Essendon Keilor College, through its Welfare and Discipline Policy, aims to:

           1.         Create a co-operative and supportive learning environment by having

                        *   clear expectations of behaviour

                        *   consistent practice

                        *   effective communication

                        *   a positive problem solving approach

 

            2.         Develop and emphasise positive relationships between students, staff

                        and the wider community.

 

            3.         Provide ongoing support for teachers through an extensive network

                        within the College and through professional development activities.

 

            4.         Develop an ongoing Implementation, Training and Review Plan

                        through the Student Services Committee of Council.

 

Rights and Responsibilities

            At Essendon Keilor College the Welfare and Discipline partnership is based on              the following principles:

 

            Students have a right:

            *          to be safe and secure.

            *          to learn in an encouraging, non-disruptive environment.

            *          to be valued as an individual.

            *          to be listened to, and involved in, issues concerning themselves.

 

            Students have a responsibility:

                        *          to respect the property and safety of others.

                        *          to contribute to a co-operative learning environment.

                        *          to attend class prepared to learn.

 

            Parents have a right:

            *          to expect that their child is safe and secure.

            *          to know that their child will be dealt with in a fair and equitable

                        manner.

            *          to receive regular information about their child's progress.

            *          to be consulted when a difficulty emerges.

 

            Parents have a responsibility:

            *          to support College policy in a positive way.

            *          to assist in their child's learning as a partner with the College in

                        matters concerning homework, uniform, attendance, participation in

                        parent-teacher interviews and behaviour.

 

            Staff have a right:

            *          to an orderly, co-operative, teaching environment with well-

                        maintained equipment and safe, clean working conditions.

            *          to courtesy, respect and support from students, parents, colleagues,

                        the College Council and the DEECD.

            *          to be fully informed and involved in decision-making.

            *          to clear guidelines in Welfare and Discipline policy and practice

                        which undergo ongoing evaluation.

 

            Staff have a responsibility:

            *          to treat students with fairness, consistency, respect and care.

            *          to develop positive classroom strategies that cater for the full range

                        of students' talents, abilities and needs.

            *          to be professional in terms of dress, manner, punctuality and class

                        preparation.