Collaborative Practices is a term used by Alberta Education to describe many different activities that support a culture in which children and youth are equipped to overcome challenges and experience success in school. The success is apparent when schools, school authorities and their partners work together to provide supports and services in a way that is timely, culturally sensitive and responsive.
Collaboration strengthens relationships among members of the school community and allows staff to improve educational outcomes and find innovative solutions to problems.
Working together supports a school community in which children and youth are prepared to overcome challenges and experience success in school.
Using a collaborative approach helps to: