Toronto District School Board

Policy - Integrated Equity Framework Action Plan

Overview: 

Policy P.001, Policy Framework was revised in June 2015. Operational Procedure PR.501 Policy Development and Management was revised in November 2015, and is currently under review. Work has recently been completed on the Policy Development Process Flow Chart and the Policy Review Process Flow Chart. These documents more clearly outline Board procedures with respect to policy development and review. 

Equity Goals: 

Ensure that procedures are in place at all levels of the system for developing, implementing and reviewing policies that promote equity and inclusion. The effectiveness of these must be assessed and changes made where necessary. It is important to develop and implement appropriate staff training to support effective policy implementation at all levels of the organization. 

Action Plan:

Actions Year One (2016-2017)
  • Complete review and revision of Policy P.037, Equity Foundation to align with Ministry of Education PPM.119
  • Create an Equity Assessment Tool to be used as part of the formal policy review process, as outlined in PR.501
  • Develop and implement appropriate staff training to support effective policy implementation at all levels of the organization 
  • Upon adoption of the policy on Recognition of Significant Cultural Observances, initiate the required changes to appropriate Board procedures Review Policy P.031, Human Rights 
  • Review Policy P.034, Workplace Harassment 
Actions Year Two (2017-2018) 
  • Implement Equity Assessment Tool as part of the formal policy review process, as outlined PR.501 
  • Adapt the Equity Assessment Tool for use as part of the development and review of procedures and processes throughout the system 
Actions Year Three (2018-2019)
  • Review Policy P.029, Employment Equity

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To enable all students to reach high levels of achievement and to acquire
the knowledge, skills, and values
they need to become responsible members of a democratic society.
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