ST GEORGE COLLEGE. Strategic Launch Thursday 30 th November 2006. Basil Taliangis AM, C. Flin Univ. Chairman Board of Governors. Mission.
ST GEORGE COLLEGE
Thursday 30th November 2006
Basil Taliangis AM, C. Flin Univ.
Board of Governors
“Our mission is to provide quality bilingual education that is based on the Orthodox faith, meets the needs and aspirations of individual students, educates the whole person and prepares students to effectively and successfully meet the challenges of the 21st Century”.
Strong focus on faith formation and spiritual development
High Quality education for all students
All staff perform effectively
Effective and efficient use of all available resources
Expanded community connections and partnerships
Well known and respected College
Strong focus on faith formation and spiritual development.
Increase the understanding of all staff about the unique characteristics of Orthodoxy in order to enhance Faith infusion across the life of the College.
Increase the number of current staff qualified to deliver specialist Religion Education programs.
Facilitate parents’ understanding of the Orthodox faith in collaboration with our Parent Community
Improve students’ knowledge and understanding about Orthodoxy and its relevance to their daily lives.
High quality education for all students.
Strengthen the College’s bilingual programs.
Enhance Arts Education programs through expansion of music, art and drama options.
Increase the number of Vocational Education and Training (VET) programs in the senior years of schooling.
Implement appropriate responses to State and National developments in the area of secondary certification.
Improve thinking and problem solving for all students.
Expand the provision of Special Education programs across the College with the initial focus on improvements in the identification and correction of learning difficulties of students in the Early Years.
Strengthen the foundations for lifelong and life wide learning for all students.
Enhance the quality of health and well-being of all students through programs in Health and Physical Education, including nutrition and relationships.
Strengthen teaching and learning for the enhancement of knowledge and skills through more effective use of “Information Communication Technologies.”
All staff perform effectively.
Introduce programs that enhance staff understanding of new and emerging knowledge about teaching and learning.
Strengthen performance review structures and processes.
Improve staff participation in decision making in relevant and appropriate areas of the operations of the College
Further develop staff engagement processes including selection and retention.
Facilitate a work environment and work practices that support the health and well-being of staff.
Effective and efficient use of all available resources.
Review “Space Utilization” across the College.
Improve facilities that support teaching and learning, health and well-being of all staff and students.
Strengthen prudential management of the College’s financial and physical resources.
Increase the number of avenues for the provision of additional financial support to the College.
Streamline aspects of the College’s administrative structures and processes.
Expanded community connections and partnerships.
Strengthen parents participation across all aspects of the life of the College.
Establish formal and on-going links with the past scholars of the College.
Establish effective partnerships with a range of business, community organizations and agencies.
Develop joint projects with other educational institutions including Schools, Universities and TAFE Colleges that will enhance the programs of the College.
Well known and respected College.
Develop and implement a comprehensive “Marketing Strategy” for the College.
Review and improve the quality of the College’s publications.
Ensure currency, quality and relevance of the College’s Web site.