What does school culture mean?
School culture. According to Fullan (2007) school culture can be defined as the guiding beliefs and values evident in the way a school operates. ‘School culture’ can be used to encompass all the attitudes, expected behaviors and values that impact how the school operates.
What is the importance of school culture?
Positive school cultures provide a safe, supportive, encouraging, inviting, and challenging environment for students and staff, which in turn allows students’ academic achievement to evolve. Interventions and strategies for creating a positive school culture will be recognized and discussed.
What is a good school culture?
A good culture arises from messages that promote traits like collaboration, honesty, and hard work. Culture is shaped by five interwoven elements, each of which principals have the power to influence: Fundamental beliefs and assumptions, or the things that people at your school consider to be true.