4.1 Working with families and other significant adults to support every student to succeed
High quality alternative education settings encourage and value community involvement and collaboration with families, developing shared goals that support the engagement and achievement of every young person.
Enhanced parental and community involvement can benefit many facets of a young person’s experience at school – including learning outcomes, social and cultural development, and increased understanding of post-school pathway options.
4.1.1 A wide range of strategies encourages parent and community involvement
4.2 Developing a strong school culture, with a focus on positive relationships and relational pedagogy
High-quality education settings are driven by a deep belief that
every student is capable of successful learning, within environments that are safe, respectful, tolerant, and inclusive. By developing a strong school culture that prioritises positive relationships between staff and students, alternative settings can remain responsive to the individual and complex needs of students, whilst communicating core commitments to education, engagement and attainment.
4.2.1 School culture empowers students and young people and embeds relational pedagogy