Coláiste Rís School Self Evaluation Plan
OUR SELF-EVALUATION REPORT AND IMPROVEMENT PLAN
In the last year, we have looked at
teaching and learning in our school to find out what we are doing well. This is
what we discovered:
Based on results from a recent
Whole School Evaluation our students are proud to be in Coláiste Rís, feel safe
and cared for and feel encouraged to do the best they can. Data from a survey of parents
evidenced the fact that they feel welcome in our school, feel that their child
is well looked after and treated respectfully.
This is what we did to find
out what we were doing well, and what we could do better:
We analysed this raw data
from the WSE, surveyed staff and formed student focus groups. All of this
pointed to the area of assessment and reporting as an area of need. We formed
an SSE committee who in consultation with management and the teaching staff
looked at ways to develop a whole school approach to this.
This is what we are now
going to work on:
1. Encouraging students and
staff to be reflective practitioners.
2. Motivating students to
carry out productive and purposeful learning.
3. Promoting a whole-school
approach to assessment and reporting.
4. The roll out of a cover
sheet for second year exams to engage students in reflective tasks concerning
This is what you can do to
1. Encourage your child to
engage in meaningful self-reflection relating to their study habits and
2. Sign the cover sheet in
the space provided and bring it to the next Parent-Teacher Meeting if there is
anything you would like to discuss.
3. Use the cover sheet to
open a conversation about how they learn.