Tag: Policy

Ten Essential Criteria for Board Policy Development

Ten Essential Criteria for Board Policy Development

As stated in my previous post, policy-making is a board’s primary governance tool. These organisational statements translate a board’s vision, priorities and values into action. Additionally, they are a board’s best evidence that it is focused on its primary mandate of improving student achievement. So, what do good policies look like? The following is a … Continue reading Ten Essential Criteria for Board Policy Development

How Does Your Policy Garden Grow?

How Does Your Policy Garden Grow?

In anticipation of nicer weather, many people will be thinking about getting their flower beds and gardens cleaned up and ready for the season. For school trustees, it is also a good time to think about tending to your policy gardens – from the ground up. The garden metaphor risks making light of the critical role … Continue reading How Does Your Policy Garden Grow?