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The Independent School Act outlines a school’s responsibility to the Ministry of Education.In the School Act, the main areas of accountability are:
Family’s Role and Responsibilities for Participation in Distributed Learning
Parents have the role of guiding their children spiritually and they have full authority in the education of their family. Families choosing to enroll in DL education are choosing to submit to the guidance of a BC certified teacher who under the authority of the Ministry of Education has the responsibility of directing each enrolled student’s learning towards meeting the learning standards outlined by the province. The following steps are required:
Learning Mentor (Teacher) Role and Responsibilities
Our BC certified teachers serve as specialized learning mentors to families and students who wish to engage in one or more of the CHeS eStreams. eStream mentors utilize electronic means to assist family-groups throughout the province. They are familiar with many educational options and resources and will provide you with the level of support that you need to reach the particular educational goals valued by your family.
Learning mentors work with students and families to help them:
Learning mentors collaborate with families to create personalized learning plans that:
Learning mentors support families and learners and help them reach their goals by:
Neighbourhood teachers are BC certified teachers who work face-to-face with their own family group. Some neighbourhood teachers also work face-to-face with other families in their vicinity. Neighborhood teachers have all the same responsibilities as regular learning mentors with the added advantage of ongoing direct contact.
EA Roles & Responsibilities
EAs, under the direction of the teacher, have the role of providing supports for special needs students and any student needing extra help. EAs provide teachers with feedback which aids in the teacher’s assessment of the student.