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2020-05-05
Newsletter 308 - Research Northern Cape - School Y


SCHOOL SELF EVALUATION – 2018

School Y

Teachers

30copiesT

Grade 10 - Learners

250copies

SGB (Parent component)

08copies+1

RCL

50copies

23 – 77%

198 – 78%

8 – 100%

20 – 40%

 

The value of the outcome of a school self evaluation is determined by;

  1. The level of participation during the input (compliance)
  2. The quantitative participation during input (scope & depth)
  3. The quality of participation during input (valid & credible & legitimate)
  4. The nature of the evaluation of the feedback/input received from participants (external evaluation)
  5. The size and representation of the participation
  6. The meaning attached to the outcome (importance)
  7. The lessons learnt and practical actions taken.

LEARNER FEEDBACK

 

What are our character strengths?

  • Self-Control
    • Come to class prepared
    • Avoid distractions
    • Remain calm
    • Remain polite
  • Optimism
    • Believe that effort will improve your future
    • Stay motivated
  • Social-Intelligence
    • Find solutions
    • Demonstrate respect for feelings of others
    • Adapt
  • Grit
    • Finish what you begin
    • Committed to your goals
    • Stick with projects
  • Growth Mindset
    • Take on new challenges
    • You believe that you are smart
    • Talk about what you learnt

What are the areas of greatest concern in our school?

The overwhelming majority of learners indicate that they are calm, good and positive. There is a minority (10%) of learners who attitude is aggressive and bad.

  • Greatest concern
    • School toilets
    • School functions
    • Appearances – uniform, hair, nails
    • Relationship with teachers and parents
    • Teachers not prepared and teaching
    • Caring for others
    • School feeding
    • Playing in the classroom
    • Lessons start late
    • No teacher in the classroom
    • Late in handing in work
    • Teacher coming late to class

Rights & Responsibilities

The overwhelming majority of learners Do Not know the bahaviour that the school expects from them. They also indicate that there is no classroom rules and therefore not abiding by them. The overwhelming majority of learners do not feel safe at school.

 “Positive School Discipline”

Learners are divided on the functional application of positive discipline to improve the overall school discipline. A majority agrees;

  • Positive behavior involves all school stakeholders
  • There are only bad and good behavior
  • Positive discipline teach rather than punish

 

TEACHER FEEDBACK

 

Most frequent strengths mentioned

  • Leadership
  • Integrity
  • Kindness
  • Creativity
  • Perseverance

What are the areas of greatest concern in our school?

Teachers reporting on their attitude state that they are calm and positive. There is a very small minority which reported being bad and aggressive

  • Greatest concern
    • School toilets
    • During school functions and excursions
    • General appearance (uniform, hair, nails)
    • Relationship with teachers, parents
    • Homework
    • Late with handing in work
    • Caring for others
    • School feeding
    • Lessons starting late
    • Teacher not in classroom
    • Teaching coming late to classroom
    • No teacher in the classroom

Rights & Responsibilities

The overwhelming majority of teachers DONT feel safe at school and a small minority Do Not abide by the school rules whilst the overwhelming majority knows their;

  • Rights
  • Responsibility
  • What the school expects from them.

“Positive School Discipline”

The overwhelming majority of teachers embrace the principles of positive discipline. There is however a minority view questioning its productivity;

  • It helps learners to succeed ad thrive in school
  • It uses discipline to teach rather than punish learners
  • It is a system which parents and the school should follow
  • All role-players has a role to play
  • There are no bad children only good and bad behavior

 

SGB (PARENT COMPONENT) FEEDBACK

 

What are our character strengths?

  • Forgiveness
  • Self-control
  • Leadership
  • Hope
  • Humor
  • Integrity

What are the areas of greatest concern in our school discipline?

Parents on the SGB are generally calm and positive

  • Greatest concern
    • Homework
    • School toilets
    • Teachers coming late to class
    • Lessons starting late
    • Relationship with peers
    • Caring for others at school

Rights & Responsibilities

The overwhelming majority of SGB parent members feel safe at school and abide by the school rules and knows there, however there is a minority view that they don’t know their responsibilities or know what the school expects from them;

  • Rights
  • Responsibility
  • What the school expects from them.

“Positive School Discipline”

The SGB embraces strongly the following aspects of positive discipline;

  • It helps learners to succeed ad thrive in school
  • It is a system which parents and the school should follow
  • All role-players has a role to play
  • There are no bad children only good and bad behavior

 

LEARNER REPRESENTATIVE COUNCIL (RCL) FEEDBACK

Why is school policy important?

  • It establish rules and procedures in which all stakeholders have a role to play
  • It establish expectations
  • It establish accountability
  • Discipline results in learner success later in their career
  • It creates standards for quality learning, teaching
  • It creates a safe, positive and supportive environment
  • It is associated with school discipline and classroom management

What are our character strengths?

  • GRIT
  • GROWTH MINDSET
  • PURPOSE
  • SELF CONTROL
  • OPTIMISM

Values

  • Most frequent values mentioned
    • Respect
    • Responsibility
    • Achievement
    • Learning
    • Leadership
  • Less frequent values mentioned
    • Security
    • Happiness
    • Fun
    • Honesty

What are the areas of greatest concern in our school?

The overwhelming majority of learners indicate that they are calm, good and positive. There is a minority of learners who attitude is aggressive and bad.

  • Greatest concern
    • School toilets
    • School functions
    • Relationship with teachers and parents
    • Teachers not prepared and teaching
    • Caring for others
    • Lessons start late
    • No teacher in the classroom
    • Late in handing in work
    • Teacher coming late to class
  • Least concern
    • Excursions
    • School feeding
    • Playing in the classroom
    • When playing with other schools
    • I don’t hand in work
    • Appearances – uniform, hair, nails

Rights & Responsibilities

The overwhelming majority of learners know the bahaviour that the school expects from them. They also indicate that there is classroom rules and a minority do not abiding by them. The overwhelming majority of learners do not feel safe at school.

 “Positive School Discipline”

Learners are divided on the functional application of positive discipline to improve the overall school discipline. A majority agrees;

  • Positive behavior involves all school stakeholders
  • There are only bad and good behavior
  • Positive discipline teach rather than punish


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