For Parents & Families / Appropriate Independence
Appropriate Independence is the guiding philosophy of Shepherds College. It is defined as supported self-sufficiency that is aligned with the strengths of each individual and guided by Christian values.
The four principles of Appropriate Independence are:
- We are designed on purpose and for a purpose.
- We are created as individuals for community.
- Our purpose is to train for life.
- Our goal is to empower individuals to serve.