Global Passport



Stamp Six: School Ethos / Policy / Governance


The ‘School Ethos/ Policy and Governance’ stamp is outlines ways Development Education can be integrated into the guiding principals of the school. It shows how DE themes can be integrated in to the Vision and Mission of the school; provides a template on how to create a formal DE policy; guides on ways to make the procurement policies more ethical in your school and finally suggests ways to engage parents in DE.



School Ethos/ Policy and Governance – Video Guide:


Marie-Thérèse Kilmartin shares her experience of starting out with the School Ethos/ Policy and Governance stamp. Click here to be inspired!



School Ethos/ Policy and Governance – Stamp Resources:


There are 4 categories within this stamp. Please click on the category titles below for resources and practical school examples to support and inspire you to achieve this stamp.


1. DE Themes in School Mission/ Vision
2. Formal School Policy on DE
3. Parent / Guardian Consultation
4. Sustainable and Ethical Purchasing Policy