Values and Beliefs

Policy 3 – Values and Beliefs
Date Adopted: June 23, 2010
Date Revised: June 20, 2018 Second and Third reading
Date Reviewed: September 16, 2020

The actions and activities of the Board are guided by core values and beliefs identified in consultation with the Border Land community. Local values and beliefs provide the foundation for Board policy.

The actions and activities of the Border Land School Division are guided by the following core values and beliefs

Border Land School Division Core Values:

  • Empathy
  • Integrity
  • Openness
  • Respect
  • Responsibility

Border Land School Division Belief Statements:

We believe that:

  • Everyone can learn and deserves appropriate and meaningful education.
  • Ownership, relevance, and engagement form the basis for quality learning.
  • Diversity creates a strong community.
  • Relationship building is the foundation for creating positive environments.

Border Land School Division

Border Land School Division acknowledges that the communities and schools located within Border Land School Division sit on Treaty 1 and Treaty 3 land, the original lands of the Anishinaabe peoples and on the homeland of the Métis Nation.

Border Land School Division respects the treaties that were made on these treaty areas and we dedicate ourselves to moving forward in partnership with our Indigenous communities in a spirit of truth, reconciliation and collaboration.