When we talk about school culture we are referring to the attitudes of the school community, the relationships between staff members and beliefs they share. A healthy school culture is collaborative, supportive, encouraging and has a positive impact on staff, students and families.
An unhealthy school culture has the opposite effect.
A healthy school culture can lead to an innovative school. When staff members value one another and support each other as they work toward a common goal it creates a healthy space for risk-taking and growth.
How can we make small shifts at the district and school level to cultivate a healthy school culture?
And how do we celebrate successes and failures together once we get there?
- awards and recognition
- social media
- peer observation
- … and more!
Check them out in the summary of this week’s chat below!
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