Climate, Culture and Voice

Jesse Senechal in MERC meeting

The School of Education (SOE) recognizes that trust among all members of its community is the foundation of a positive work climate. The following principles are meant to guide the SOE in renewing and strengthening trust.

  • The SOE realizes that our wellbeing as an institution depends upon the wellbeing of our members
  • The SOE community respects all members, new and continuing, regardless of status
  • The SOE community values honest communication and finding ways to respectfully address difficult issues
  • The SOE community strives to listen without bias and search for common understanding
  • The SOE is committed to equity, fairness and a level playing field for all its members
  • The SOE community thrives because of diverse viewpoints and areas of expertise
  • The SOE fosters collaboration, collegiality and mutual support among all members of its community