A best practice is a standard guidelines that is known to produce good outcomes if followed. Best practices are related to how to carry out a task or configure something and guidelines may be set by an internal to an organization.
The Ishan Institute of Law generating new ideas through practice, research and innovation. Best practices are those which add value to human life and support main cause of an institution. It helps in development of an institution-a source/ means to perform social responsibility. It can change the life of whole institution as well as individual stake holders. Colleges undertake different types of best practices as per their institutional environment, try to bring about innovations and new ideas. Traditional system of teaching-learning and college as the place meant only to cater knowledge has been altered drastically; it is now, hailed as the centre for many activities-socioeconomic, political and cultural reformations. Use of technology is the driving force in today’s education system. Colleges can turn such technology courses into their best practices which as institutional social responsibility can boost the educational atmosphere of the institute, connect to the ground level, in turn it could generate social soft power for the growth. Best practices reflect the credibility and cheerful life of a college. Best practices are the agents of change for a particular educational institution and society as well.
A Clear and Common Focus – The college, administrators, teachers, students, and parents share and commit to clearly articulated and understood common goals based on the fundamental belief that all students can learn and improve their performance. There is clear evidence of college practices to support this belief.
High Standards and Expectations- The college show evidence that each teacher believes “all students can learn and we can teach them.” Staff members are dedicated to helping every student achieve challenging state and local standards. All students are engaged in an appropriately ambitious and rigorous course of study in which the high standards of performance are clear and consistent and the conditions for learning are modified and differentiated. This results in all students being prepared for success in the workplace, postsecondary education, and civic responsibilities.
Strong Leadership – Institute leadership is focused on enhancing the skills, knowledge, and motivation of the people in the organization and creating a common culture of high expectations based on the use of skills and knowledge to improve the performance of all students. Leadership fosters a collaborative atmosphere between the school and the community while establishing positive systems to improve leadership, teaching, and student performance.
Supportive, Personalized, and Relevant Learning – Supportive learning environments provide positive personalized relationships for all students while engaging them in rigorous and relevant learning.
Parent/Community Involvement – Parents and community members help develop, understand, and support a clear and common focus on core academic, social, and personal goals contributing to improved student performance and have a meaningful and authentic role in achieving these goals.
Monitoring, Accountability, and Assessment – A teaching and learning are continually adjusted on the basis of data collected through a variety of valid and reliable methods that indicate student progress and needs. The assessment results are interpreted and applied appropriately to improve individual student performance and the instructional program.
Curriculum and Instruction – The institute have aligned curriculum with core learning expectations to improve the performance of all students. Students achieve high standards through rigorous, challenging learning. Teacher delivers an aligned curriculum and implements research-based teaching and learning strategies. Students are actively involved in their learning through inquiry, in-depth learning, and performance assessments.
Professional Development – Ongoing professional development aligned with the intitute’s common focus and high expectations to improve the performance of all students. These professional development offerings are focused and informed by research and classroom-based
assessments. Appropriate instructional support and resources are provided to implement approaches and techniques learned through professional development.
Time and Structure – Institute have flexibly structured to maximize the use of time and accommodate the varied lives of their students, staff, and community in order to improve the performance of all students.