Our mission is: “Developing friendly, active and responsible people”
- Helping people understand, care about and help others
- Helping people to appreciate their worth and have confidence
- Helping people to look after their health and develop a positive attitude to physical activity
- Helping people lay a foundation for sporting and life skills
- Helping people learn to make choices that give joy and happiness in the long term
- Helping people to understand the desirable or undesirable consequences of their actions
- Helping people to love to learn and accept challenges
Our vision is to:
- Be a recognised leader in the provision of our products and services in Tasmania and nationally
- Develop fresh and innovative approaches of our services, products and programs
- Assist our staff to discover and implement creative and customized programs and services
- Create a vibrant, developing organisation that fosters teamwork, quality management and lifelong learning
- Develop a multi-disciplinary team of staff to increase our scope and further develop our mission
- Help our staff identify and meet their learning needs, in an environment of encouragement and incentive
Our 6 Unifying Principles:
- 1. Respect:
- 2. Safety: Safety is at the forefront of our operations
- 3. Integrity: trustworthiness and a solid character
- 4. Teamwork: Teamwork making the dream work.
- 5. Open Communication: Communication is open and honest
- 6. Growth and Initiative: the ability to keep growing and learning
- Respect: Respect between teacher and student. Humiliating, embarrassing, demeaning or hurtful behaviour is not acceptable and will not be tolerated.
- Keep young people safe: Done through vigilance, awareness and safety training.
- Clearly communicate expectations: Tell the children what you expect of them.
- Catch the children doing things right: Focus on things that have been done right rather than things done wrong.
- Discipline with natural consequences: Discipline through educating children of the natural (unpleasant) consequences of poor decisions, not “punishment”.
- Be enthusiastic: It shows you care and inspires others to care.
- Offer daily challenges: Going beyond the perceived limitations is the only way to stretch and grow.
- Offer daily successes: “Sense of accomplishment” is one of the most powerful motivators to “try again when the going gets tough”.
- Constant Activity: Children learn by doing, not by sitting or standing in line.
- Creativity, variety and fun: Children learn best when there is an element of fun built into the training environment.
- Caring and Understanding: effort dedicated towards helping children learn, understand and grow.