Vision and Values

Together We Grow

Elwood College is committed to ensuring that all students have the opportunity to reach their personal best.

Our vision is to build and sustain a learning community where every student and every teacher continually learns and grows - our maxim is ‘Together We Grow.

Elwood College provides challenging and relevant learning emphasising best practice in technologies and teaching.

Our pursuit is excellence – raising the achievement levels for all students via engaging and transformative learning programs.

Through adherence to our core values - respect, integrity, care and compassion – Elwood College’s mission is to develop in students a love of learning, resilience to approach the future with a sense of optimism and enthusiasm, and to equip students with the skills and attitudes that will enable them to be productive and responsible global citizens.

Elwood College is committed and determined to support students to be independent and lifelong learners, intrinsically values based and conscious of the value that diversity brings. The learning journey at Elwood College is aimed at building each student’s capacity to be flexible and independent learners; confident and competent to solve problems, embrace change and work collaboratively with their peers and others – conscious of their responsibility to local and worldwide communities.

Enactment of School Philosophy

The school philosophy underpins all activities within Elwood College. The school’s organisational structures and practices are designed to enact the shared vision. The curriculum, teaching and learning practices, and co-curricular programs work to align with the school values. The manner in which staff, students and the wider community build positive relationships evoke the school values and inform the ongoing work of the School Council. School policies and protocols ensure the vision and values are articulated to the whole school community.

 

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