Setting Directions

Setting Directions
School leaders work to build a shared vision and communicate goals by:

  • building understanding of the school’s vision and the implications for programs and classroom instruction
  • encouraging staff to be innovative in helping students become successful learners for the 21st century
  • working with stakeholders to demonstrate the use of the school’s vision of teaching and learning in day-to-day actions and decision making to achieve excellence for all learners.


School Effectiveness Framework K-12
School Effectiveness Framework

  • Curriculum, Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century
  • Assessment for, as and of Learning
  • School and Classroom Leadership
  • Student Engagement
  • Pathways Planning and Programming
  • Home, School and Community Partnerships
Growing Success
Growing Success

  • Development of Learning Skills and Work Habits
  • e-Learning
  • Credit Recovery
  • Assistive Technology and Students with Special Education Needs
  • The Achievement Chart—Performance Standards and Skills
Learning for ALL
Learning For All

  • Instructional Approaches
  • Assessment for Learning
  • Planning Assessment and Instruction
  • Professional Learning
  • Assistive Technology
Ontario Leadership Framework
The Ontario Leadership Framework (revised August 2013): A School and System Leader’s Guide to Putting Ontario’s Leadership Framework into Action

  • Effective School Leader Practices
  • Tool for School Improvement Planning
  • Personal Leadership Resources
Finding Common Ground
Finding Common Ground: Character Development in Ontario Schools, K-12

  • Citizenship Development
  • Engaging our Students
  • Character Development
  • Respect for Diversity
  • Parent and Community Partnerships

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