Relationship based Education is a philosophy of education that puts relationships at the centre.
It is a tool for long-term culture change and for addressing challenges.
The key messages are:
Parents Victoria has 97 years’ experience when it comes to listening to parents and educators. We know that things don’t always run smoothly; misunderstandings and conflicts occur between teachers and students, between school and home, and we’ve helped to resolve many of them. We believe that quality relationships are the key to quality education for our children. These pages provide empirical evidence, a philosophical background, practical advice and examples to support our belief that relationships are central to learning.
The resources on these pages are intended for educators and parents.
This article in the Educator tells the story of Kingston State School in Queensland, a school with significant social challenges, that has seen impressive improvements
(Principal, Ocean Grove Primary School) Since John Hendry brought Relationship based Education into our school, it has strengthened my conviction that relationships are centrally important in education, for students, parents, teachers and school leadership. RbE
This article in the Educator tells the story of Kingston State School in Queensland, a school with significant social challenges, that has seen impressive improvements in student outcomes under the leadership of principal Trent Cowley.