The D.S.B.N. is committed to student success by working together to inspire, empower, and support all learners to achieve their full potential.
Achieving Success Together
Our Core Values
- Value everyone’s contribution towards student success;
- Acknowledge and celebrate the diversity, dignity, success and worth of all individuals;
- Embrace environmental stewardship.
- Build a culture of co-operation, collaboration, trust and respect;
- Expand our educational community by fostering partnerships among students, staff, family and community;
- Implement a healthy balanced lifestyle and foster wellness;
- Strengthen a culture that supports and celebrates success and innovation.
- Provide a caring, inclusive, safe and healthy learning and working environment;
- Model good citizenship and promote global awareness
- Utilize our resources wisely and efficiently;
- Promote creative and critical thinking for life-long learners;
- Share and implement best practices and innovative approaches that enhances student achievement.
- Promote and embed DSBN core values, character education attributes and life skills
- Ensure consistency in our evaluation and assessment practices
- Improve achievement in literacy and numeracy, including developing and closing the gap strategies
- Enhance teaching and learning strategies to meet diverse student needs
- Promote personal and professional growth for all staff
- Provide purposeful leadership and mentoring programs
- Enhance the effective use of learning communities
- Align and communicate system direction to improve student learning
- Cultivate community partnerships and enhance their access
- Continually improve the well being and safety of students and staff