CONTINUED DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (CDP)
For a small group of network schools willing to take on and demonstrate the whole extra-mural, community hub model over the long term. The CDP is a higher level 3 programme aimed at a select number of graduate schools who are active members of the Network and who wish deeply to take on the whole hub model into their organisational, curricular, and community lives.
This is a long-term, 6 – 10 year development journey where each school specialises in each of the three ‘development streams’ of the Community Hub model:
1. child and youth involvement, development, and support
2. parent and family involvement, development, and support
3. community involvement, development, and support.
Continuous, whole-staff personal, professional, and organisational development support, training, & mentoring:
- residential and non-residential training and learning fora
- on-site mentoring
- cluster support
Involvement practices and systems for staff, children & youth, parents & families, and community members
Participatory school media
Portfolio Teams & Dev Desks
Weekly school visits
School & community leagues, functions, and festivals
Formative and summative assessments.
1. Principals and Deputies
3. Members of school management teams
6. Drop-out youth
7. Parents & Families
8. Community groups
9. District officials
6 – 10 year programme.
Maximum of 6 schools per intake.
2 – 3 years per each of three development streams:
- child & youth
- parent & family
Intensive, residential and non-residential modular training courses, w/shops, on-/off-site, and cluster support.