A framework, what is it, and why all schools need one:
What is a framework? The Canadian Oxford Dictionary defines a framework as “an essential supporting structure or a basic system.”
At a school, a framework is the most essential supporting educational structure, and when designed correctly, it becomes the foundation upon which everything else is built. A framework is not a copy paste from another school; it is something which is custom designed and tailor made. A framework’s design is the direct representation of a school’s vision, philosophy, values, curriculums, and student needs, as shown in the three samples below:
The Language Framework
Implementing a framework can impact your school and its learning environment in the following ways:
Can a school afford not to have a framework? I’ll simply ask you this: Can you build your dream home without first constructing and installing the frame that will hold the walls in place?
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