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School Review Receives DoE Commendations

Toward the end of 2015, and as part of the compliance requirements set by the WA Department of Education (DoE) for Independent Public Schools, Riverside Education Support Centre underwent a comprehensive review process involving an in-depth investigation of the school's business plan and capacity to carry out it's stated goals. The subsequent report furnished by DoE recognises the excellent work of the school.

School Review 2015 Cover PagePurpose of the Review

The purpose of the independent review is to provide assurance to the school and its community, the Director General of Education and the Minister for Education on the extent to which the school has met its commitments in the Delivery and Performance Agreement (DPA) and associated Business Plan which are the required fundamental compliance documents for a Department of Education registered Independent Public School.

Commendations

The following statements are a selection of extracts from the Review:

  • "The Principal and Staff are commended on a thorough self-review process demonstrated through quality and insightful analysis of progress based on the directions expressed in global school overviews, scope statements tailored to the needs of education support students, and the achievement of targets in the Business Plan."

 

  •  "The Reviewers commend the holistic approach taken with the implementation of Business Plan priorities and targets providing staff with clear direction in meeting the diversity of student needs and driving improvement in student learning."

 

  • "Riverside Education Support Centre has a highly collaborative staff team with the capacity and will to critically reflect on programs and practices in order to identify those to be sustained and those to be developed."

 

  • "Riverside Education Support Centre is well placed to continue providing a safe environment and quality individualised learning experiences for their students."

The School Review is available via the following webpage: www.riversideesc.wa.edu.au/our-school/annual-reports-and-reviews

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