How do you explain orange shirt day to grade 2?

Orange Shirt Day (September 30th) is a day to raise awareness and remember residential school survivors and fatalities. It is also a day to honour Indigenous Peoples and their important presence within the world, while also taking action towards reconciliation.

How does every child matters affect work in schools?

Under Every Child Matters, schools will be at the centre of a combination of services and supported by “layers” of specific public and community workers. Each school will develop its own model of managing its extended facilities, based on local needs.

Why is it called Every Child Matters?

Every Child Matters, even if they are an adult, from now on. The date was chosen because it is the time of year in which children were taken from their homes to residential schools, and because it is an opportunity to set the stage for anti-racism and anti-bullying policies for the coming school year.

What are the five outcomes of Every Child Matters?

The five outcomes identified were: being healthy, staying safe, enjoying and achieving, making a positive contribution and achieving economic well-being (DfES, 2003, p. 19).

What happened to Every Child Matters?

The answer was Every Child Matters. Make way, munchkins! In 2010, when the Coalition government came to power, there was a quiet but definite shift in priorities: The day after the coalition was formed, the Department for Children, Schools and Families was renamed the Department for Education.

Why was September 30th chosen?

In June of this year, the federal government passed legislation to mark September 30, 2021 as a National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The date of September 30 was chosen because it was the time of year when Indigenous children were removed from their families and forced to attend residential schools.

How does Every Child Matters help?

The key aim of Every Child Matters is to ensure that all children get the support they need to: be healthy stay safe enjoy and achieve make a positive contribution achieve economic well-being.

What did Every Child Matters change to?

Key changes to phrases in the children’s sector include the replacement of safeguarding with child protection, children’s trusts with “local areas, better, fairer, services'” and using the term “help children achieve more” in place of Every Child Matters or the five outcomes.