Schools

Root Definition

Provide the principal education and wellbeing services for children.

Customers

Pupils and parents

Actors

Department of Education
Local Authorities


Transformations

Transforms children into better educated individuals able to deal with life and develop into mature adults.

Weltenschauung

The education system needs to be monitored to ensure quality and value for money.

Owner

The government on behalf of citizens.
Some schools are privately funded and self-governing.

Environment

The media, who have a significant influence on the political agenda, and who are prone to develop agendas to promote or challenge established practice.
The public
Professional bodies and unions

Relavent Subsystems

NA

Contribution to the problem situation

There are increasing services within schools to support children, particularly those who have issues. Some schools are incorporating mindfulness into education. However, there is no national initiative.