Since its creation in 1995, the Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie- Britannique (CSF) (BC’s Francophone School District SD No. 93) has relied on the input and collaboration of parents, students, teachers, school support staff and administration, and the community. This spirit of cooperation allows the CSF to offer an education known for its excellence as well as for its fostering of culture and the francophone community.
This collaborative approach aims to unite the forces of the school and the community in contributing to the academic success and distinct identity of all our students.
Guided by our 2005 strategic plan, the CSF is committed to adapting the way our organization works according to a “decentralization” principle. We are aiming to empower and develop strong relationships with our partners and allow them to participate in the life of respective schools, as well as the CSF as a whole. This approach will be put into place in all our schools across the province.
The CSF is actively working with four main partners in promoting a participatory process and shared leadership in all of our schools.
These main partners are:
During the 2007-2008 school year, this group has developed a policy regarding the creation of a partners’ committee in each of our schools, as well as a guide accompanying the policy (D-400-18), which was adopted by the CSF Board of Trustees in June, 2008.
The Partners’ Committee must function within the parameters established by the School Act, CSF policies, collective agreements and any other contracts with staff. As part of its mandate, the Partners’ Committee will: