Communication Policy

Objectives

The Goal of this plan is to raise public confidence in Rand International School and to assure an effective communication network among all stakeholders by educating key audiences with the following:

  • An improvement plan for the service provided is in place
  • Increased team work in the school where Collaborative Learning Communities meet and plan instructional strategies for better student achievement
  • Improved school system with measurable outcomes where all stakeholders are aware of the school procedures
Audiences

School board of directors

Support staff

Governmental agencies

Administrative staff

 

Leadership team

Parents

Media

Accreditation establishments

Teaching staff

Students

General Public

Positioning Strategies
  • Rand International School System is successfully working to improve the quality of education in Saudi Arabia.
  • The school board is a responsible body working hard to improve the education system in the community.
  • The school system is listening to the community and to key stakeholders.
  • The School  leadership is knowledgeable about the key issues facing education today and keep themselves up-to-date with the International educational theories.
  • The school board members are compassionate regarding the fair treatment of system employees.

School board of directors / Leadership team / Administrative staff:

 Handbooks, Newsletters, PowerPoint presentations and Meetings are the communication means of this group of school stakeholders.

Teachers:

Staff handbooks, Memos, Training from leadership team, Email messages, Annual meetings and  PLCs shape the communication means with teaching staff.   

Parents:

Website, Weekly plans, Newsletters, Weekly communication log, Class dojo / Seasaw, Report-cards, Parent meetings, Parent committees , School events and other forms of communication are in place to keep parents informed about the school system.

 The goal is to try and better engage parents in the school system. For the system's most successful schools, public credit should be given to the parents who are involved.

Support staff:

Periodic meetings with support staff are in place to insure that the system policies and procedures are been followed.

Students:

Morning announcements during assembly time, Student reflection sheet for everyday student- teacher communication, Website and Weekly plans are the ways we communicate with our students.

Accreditation establishments:

School account, email and visits are the two-way communication between the school and the accreditation agencies; AdvancED and International Baccalaureate. As our school is AdvancED accredited and IB candidate, we are in the continuous improvement process by following up the policies and procedure of these non-profit establishments.  

Governmental agencies:

School account is the way of communication with the governmental agencies such as Ministry Of Education, Ministry of Civil Defense, Ministry of Health and Labor Office. Emails and visits are also the two-way communication with these agencies to insure that our system of instructions is official.

Media:

Meetings with the Media - Personal meetings will be scheduled with key media individuals to introduce the work that the school has been engaged in and to ask for assistance in getting the word out to our community about the positive events taking place in Rand International School. Targeted for these meetings will be councilors, IT staff and other administrative staff members.

 General Public:

Different community association

RIS Communication Plan

Audience / stakeholders

Information

Timeframe 

Method

Who is responsible

 Board of directors

Annually

Meetings

Letters

Handbook

Planning

Board of directors

Leadership team

Weekly

Meetings

Emails

Action planning

Task distribution

Leadership team

Leadership team

Everyday basis

Meetings

Training

Emails

Task assignments

Collaboration

Follow up

Administrative staff

Leadership team

Administrative staff

Weekly

Monthly

Daily

Meetings

Memos

Staff handbook

Presentations

E-mails

Task assignment

Orientation

Collaboration 

Program preparation

Planning instructions

Trainings

Teaching staff

Leadership team

Administrative staff

Monthly

Meetings

Task assignment

Follow up

Support staff

Leadership team

Monthly

Occasionally

Meetings

Website

PTAs

Letters

School visits

Orientation

School system

Educational feedback

Newsletters

Committee meetings 

Questionnaire

Parents

Teaching staff

Administrative staff

Daily basis

Website

Announcement bulletins

Reflection sheet

Feedback

Report cards

News letters

Weekly plans

Activities

Students

Academic director

Monthly

School account

E-mails

Reports

Updates

AdvancED

IB coordinator

Daily basis

School account

E-mails

Reports

Updates

School documents

IB organization

Principal 

Daily basis

School account

E-mails

Reports

Updates

School documents

Ministry of Education

Board of directors

Under request

E-mails

School visits

Official documents

Assurances

Ministry of Civil defense

Board of directors

Leadership team

Annually

Under request

E-mails

School visits

School documents and instructions

Ministry of health

Board of directors

Leadership team

Annually

Under request

E-mails

School visits

School documents and system

Labor office

Board of directors

Leadership team

Administrative staff

Occasionally

School visits

Phone calls

Text messages

School events

Announcements

System of education

Media

Board of directors

Leadership team

Administrative staff

Occasionally

Visits

Phone calls

Text messages

Events

Community occasions

General public

Connect with us

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