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Rights and Responsibilities of Students, Parents & Staff
Rights and Responsibilities of Students, Teachers and Parents
Students have the right to:
know the summative assessment methods that will be used to assess their achievementand/or modifications as identified in their IEPthe method used to determine their grade in the course i.e. a rubric or marking schemetimely feedback on the quality of their worktheir performanceinformation about the Ministry assessment & evaluation policy
information regarding the consequences for academic dishonesty
Students are responsible for:
providing evidence of their achievementacademic honestywork to the best of their abilitywork to teachers on timeclasses and being active participants in the learning and assessment processwith teachers when there is difficulty in meeting timelinesthat missed work is completed within pre-established timelines
communicating with parents assessment & evaluation methods, and pertinent due dates and timelines for work submission.
Teachers have the right to:
expect students to be active participants in their learning student assignments on timefinal deadlines for the submission of workprofessional judgment when assessing and evaluating student achievement
expect students to be academically honest
Teachers are responsible for:
providing multiple and varied opportunities for students to demonstrate their learningaccommodations and/or modifications as identified in the IEP
providing instruction and support to enable students to learn and practice good time management skills monitoring and maintaining a record of late assignments to be used in assessing learning skills and providing feedback to students and parents and returning student work in a timely manner so that students can improve their workto students the course expectations, the use of the achievement chart, category weightingsthe method of determining a grade in the course and the Ministry assessment/evaluation policyclear timelines which may include “windows” for work submission and/or collaborating with their students regarding timelinesand clearly communicating assignment due dates to students the meaning of academic honesty and methods for citing references.
informing students and parents regarding how students can receive support for their learning during the course parents/guardians informed regarding the progress of their child and how they can support their child’s success
facilitating a mutually agreed upon method of communicating with parents
Parents/guardians have the right to:
be informed regarding course requirements, assessment & evaluation methods, due dates and timelines for work submissioninformation about their child’s performanceaccess to their child’s course to get a first- hand look at how they are learning
information about the Ministry assessment & evaluation policya phone interview with their child’s teacher and/or the administration at a mutually agreed upon time.a face to face interview (parents night) with their child’s teacher.
Parents/guardians are responsible for:
communicating regularly with the school and understanding how they can contribute to their child’s success
initiating contact with teachers if and when difficulties arise actively monitoring their child’s progress and working collaboratively with the school, teacher and child to plan for their child’s improvement