A positive school environment, where all students are included and feel safe and supported improves student learning outcomes.
Every member of the school community (school staff, parents and students) has a role to play in creating a safe, supportive and disciplined school environment, where students can learn and achieve.
The Department of Education provides a framework to support schools to develop and maintain this type of environment. The key documents are:
Some of the key factors that contribute to a disciplined school environment are:
A whole-school approach
Parent and community engagement framework