Classroom Instruction, School & Workplace Practices
Priority: 1.1 Strengthening inclusive and culturally responsive and relevant teaching, curriculum, assessment and resources
The HDSB is committed to ensuring that equitable, accessible and inclusive teaching and learning practices are implemented, as well as identifying and responding to barriers to student achievement and well-being.
Decolonize the Curriculum:
focus on Indigenous realities and ways of knowing
employ critical consciousness and anti-oppressive practices
Implement Inclusive Design framework
Implement Culturally Responsive &
Review, remove, replace resources
Priority: 1.2 Support student pathway choices
The HDSB is committed to identifying and removing systemic barriers to ensure all students achieve their maximum potential and choice in pathways.
Analyze and respond to student pathway enrolment pattern.
Priority: 1.3 Address suspension
and expulsion data
and expulsion data
The HDSB is committed to critically examining discipline policies and practices to identify and address systemic disparities.
Ongoing review and revisions of Safe Schools policies, protocols and practices
Priority: 1.4 Increase parent/guardian and community engagement in equity and inclusive education
The HDSB is committed to establishing and maintaining relationships that ensure:
representation of diverse communities on Board and school level committees (e.g., Indigenous Education Advisory Committee, Parent Involvement Committee, School Councils)
partnerships and business relationships are reflective of the commitments within The Way Forward
Ensure community representation and participation that reflect the many dimensions of Halton and beyond
Conduct and respond to a review of the policy and practices of HDSB Partnerships
Conduct a review and revision of vendor selection and identification processes and practices