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.
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.
Actions Year One (2016-2017)
Actions Year Two (2017-2018)
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 Three (2018-2019)
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
Review Policy P.029, Employment Equity