Improvement In Action Te Ahu Whakamua

Own it, fix it, learn from it - Invercargill Middle School

What’s going on? What are the behaviours I need to own? What do I need to do to fix this and restore my relationship with other people? And what have I learnt from it?

Interruptions to learning are deliberately minimised. When the behavior of individual students threatens to disrupt the learning of others, the individualized approach and resourcing enables engagement in learning to continue.

This video illustrates

Domain 2: Leadership for equity and excellence

Evaluation indicator:

  • Leadership ensures an orderly and supportive environment that is conducive to student learning and wellbeing.

Key content

  • The principal prioritises a focus on supporting and responding to children’s wellbeing and learning needs
  • Restorative practices are used to develop individual children’s sense of personal accountability within the learning community

Things to think about

  • To what extent are students in your school involved in developing an environment that supports learning and wellbeing?
  • What else could you do?