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Respect and Responsibility

Promoting values in education

The Dimensions of Respect and Responsibility

Cultural Awareness
celebrating diversity within schools and communities, or being aware of situations in other schools or countries.
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Inter-school programs
combining with other schools for classes or cultural activities, including correspondence with or visiting other schools, internationally, nationally and within NSW.
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Cultural Exchange
covering a range of programs, including corresponding with and visiting other schools, internationally, nationally and within NSW.
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Student Welfare
reflecting school ethos and covering a range of issues such as respect for the individual and the rights of others in a celebration of diversity, self-awareness, bullying, gender equity, discrimination and harassment.
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Human Rights
being aware of and respecting the rights of all humans and developing morals and ethics.
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Community Partnerships
developing citizenship and reflecting on the role of students in the community by working with local community groups.
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Leadership
building respect and taking responsibility, including SRCs.
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Curriculum
contributing strongly to the development of students by exploring values, incorporating respect and responsibility, across learning areas and teaching values that are important in the community.
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Peer Support
students supporting other students in developing self-esteem and a sense of belonging, and investigating respect and responsibility amongst students in school and community settings.
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