Leadership for Sustainability


9.  Leadership for Sustainability:

  • Bishops must continue to develop future leaders, innovators and creative thinkers in the space of ecological, economic and social sustainability, paying particular attention to the needs of disadvantaged and marginalised communities within and around Bishops.



9.1 To be a leading institution around implementation of the sustainability and the SDGs.
9.2 Boys to be leaders on the SDGs within Bishops and the broader community.
9.3 Whole school to have societies that promote the guidance and implementation of the SDGs.
9.4 To have a full-time, dedicated sustainability/SDGs coordinator(s) employed at the school who oversees the guidance and implementation of the SDGs as per the School’s mission statement.
9.5 To have a full-time, dedicated sustainability/SDGs coordinator(s) employed at the School who oversees the guidance and implementation of the SDGs as per the School’s mission statement.
9.6 Council and Executive to commit to the SDGs as guiding principles for all school operations and within the curriculum.
9.7 Annual reporting on sustainability to be presented to Council so that it can provide leadership for moving forward.
9.8 To be able to provide evidence of how SDGs are incorporated within school operations and the curriculum, from Pre-prep through to College.
9.9 Whole school to have societies that promote the guidance and implementation of the SDGs.
9.10 A Grade 12 leadership portfolio is established that is dedicated to increasing awareness and implementation of SDGs.
Behavioural:
9.11 To continue to develop the role of GIN within the College and ensure its sustainability.
9.12 Establish societies aligned with the SDGs within Prep, parent body and ODs.
9.13 Prep and Pre-prep sustainability committee members to continue to grow the understanding of SDGs within their respective schools.
9.14 Continue improving communication around issues of sustainability (e.g. Principal’s newsletter, Bishops website).
9.15 Bishops to continue hosting and attending conferences and workshops around sustainable development (such as the ISASA conference in 2017 and the Bishops Sustainability conference in 2018).
9.16 Leadership for sustainability is implemented into the Grade 11 leadership camp and Grade 11 Heads of Houses’ seminar.
9.17 Maintain and promote the current Grade 12 sustainability portfolio.