The School should be safe, secure and a comfortable learning Centre. For this purpose, the committee must commit to adhering to the students’ behavior and School Discipline Management Policy, where the committee must ensure the changes in the child’s positive behavior and development. The committee should be guided by the guidelines inscribed here to guide one’s responsibilities; to maintain decorum and to solve all the issues of behavior infringement. The committee will follow the Zero Tolerance strategy to indiscipline for the purpose to create a safe, secure, and conducive learning space and to produce graduates with the right human values, beliefs, and attitudes, and to enhance a strong sense of ‘Driglam Namzha’.
The following members constitute the Discipline Committee:
|Sl. No.||Who?||As what?||Term||Remarks|
|1||V. Principal||Chairperson||Permanent||By default|
|2||Discipline Management Coordinator||Dy. Chairperson||Permanent
|3||Head, Pastoral Care||Member||Permanent||By default|
|4||Staff secretary||Member cum minute keeper||Permanent||By default|
|5||School Counsellor||Member or advisor||Permanent||By default|
|6||Warden/ matron||Member||Permanent||By default|
|7||Concern Cl. Teacher / House-parent / ToD||Member||Permanent||By default|
|8||Student representative||Member||Permanent||School captains|
Roles and responsibilities of the Discipline Management Committee:
- Revisit, review, and update the school discipline management policy on a need and situation basis.
- Every member of the committee must read and comprehend the policy thoroughly.
- The committee (Discipline Management Coordinator) must give orientation to students on school discipline policy at the beginning of the academic session and whenever necessary.
- The committee must give orientation to parents on discipline management policy during PTM.
- The committee should address youth issues to parents.
- The committee must, at all times, be guided by the policy when dealing with discipline issues.
- The committee shall study the referred cases and accordingly handle the cases. However, the committee may refer back to the cases which can be dealt with by the concerned stakeholders (depending on the nature of the offense).
- The committee shall only handle the cases which are referred to the committee in a written referral form duly signed by concerned stakeholders.
- The committee shall make a ‘House Call’ when cases cannot be decided by the committee.
- The committee shall seek advice from school authorities when necessary.
- The committee shall invite (Principal, School Counsellor, Gup, DEO, Drungpa) when necessary.
- The committee shall not handle issues that are of severe criminal in nature.
- The committee SHALL NOT FAIL to maintain proper records of all the cases dealt with and minutes of meetings.
- The committee’s decision shall be final and binding.