A key strength of any education system is respect for leadership at the local level that, true to the principle of subsidiarity, allows decisions to be made at the right level by those most affected.
In establishing School Advisory Councils across 292 schools, it is acknowledged that there will be various stages of experience, development and capability in operating such a body. It is a given that the establishment of School Advisory Councils across all schools is a process that will take up to 12 months in some communities.
For this reason, local context is all important and key to the success of the growth of School Advisory Councils is that their work operates through this principle of subsidiarity.
The brief survey of the current status of the school board or council had 100% return, resulting in the following data.
With this data, tailored support has been provided, with the Secretariat meeting with principals and custodians of mission working through ToR, One on One meetings with principals and attendance at online SAC meetings.