The Distinctiveness of Chaplaincy within a Framework of School Support Services

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The Distinctiveness of Chaplaincy within a Framework of School Support Services

There is no doubt that the core business of schools in our society is to educate. “It is widely acknowledged that formal education is the key to a successful future in which students will make a significant and positive contribution to society. Formal education begins at school” (The Government of Western Australia (Department of Education), 2010).
Caring for students and others within school communities speaks to this core business of education. Allowing for students and families to receive assistance from a network or caring professionals, even if this means a temporary withdrawal from class or school activities, allows the school to continue with its core business while those in need receive care and adequate attention. “Students are better prepared for learning when they are healthy, safe and happy. …

[This] requires that each young person is educated in an environment which provides for their individual development” (State of Victoria (Department of Education and Early Childhood Development), 2010).

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