SEVEN DOMAINS OF SCHOOL LEADERSHIP

DOMAIN 1A

School Environment

Safe, secure, and comfortable environment has a direct impact on students' learning. 

 

School Environment

In the school students must feel safe, secure, and comfortable both physically and emotionally.

IMPACT ON LEARNING

Students' learning improves when they feel safe, secure and comfortable both physically and emotionally. In such an environment, students can freely engage in learning activities with increased focus and concentration.

ACTIONS

Improving the school environment is a continuous process that requires all stakeholders to work together. The major steps of the process are:

  • Conduct a thorough audit of the physical and emotional safety, security, and comfort parameters to identify the strengths and areas of improvement

  • Define SMART goals to improve the school environment

  • Create a Environment Committee comprising of representatives of each stakeholder to draft guidelines and lead the change process

  • Enable the EEC with resources required to bring about the change

  • Monitor and evaluate the improvement in school environment on a quarterly basis

RESOURCES

ICSL provides its members various resources and assistance to improve the school environment. 

 

Learning Culture

The schools must have a caring, collaborative, and inclusive school culture, which encourages excellence, curiosity, empathy, and equity.

Draft NEP 2019