A majority of school senior leaders, trustees and governors have a set of well-established core values whose principles will be largely be reflected in all members of a ?school and wider community?. Throughout the development process of the community core values, participants were driven by the framework which held that the finished product would:
A set of core values are a central belief deeply understood and shared by every member of a school. Core values guide the actions of everyone in the organisation; they focus its energy and are the anchor point for all its plans. An organisation has a core value if there is evidence of it everywhere.
However, very few schools appear not to regularly revisit, evaluate or review their core values to see if they are still relevant, understandable, appropriate, valid and reflect in a dynamic way the changing nature of learning and also the community aspirations.
Time, methodology and suitable personal to undertake such a review and evaluation is a contributing factor as to why core values are not methodically checked. At Rhinoss we can provide the necessary personnel and method, tools, co-ordinate focus groups, undertake interviews, create ?bespoke? questionnaires to help you evaluate whether your core values are still having an impact to ensure the following 3C?s are being adhered to:
Collectiveness: ensuring that all stakeholders are working together to achieve a common objective.
Collaboration: people are working together towards shared aspiration.
Consistency: logically ordered and following the same pattern and with unchanging conformity with a set of rules, guidelines or policies.