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Last Updated: Tuesday November 09 2004 17:56 GMT

Scotland: Citizenship

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Knowledge and understanding

  • Themselves, cultures societies the natural and made worlds
  • Complex interdependencies that make up the world
  • Structures and processes of democratic societies
  • Legal and human rights and responsibilities of citizens
  • Barriers to opportunity arising from prejudice and discrimination
  • Economic aspects of individual and societal needs, how these relate to issues of environmental and social sustainability
  • Changing nature of economic activity
  • The potential of developments in science and technology
  • The role of the arts in individual and community life
  • The role of the media in shaping public and individual opinion
  • How groups, individuals and voluntary groups can influence society
  • How Scottish society has evolved in the wider context
  • The diversity of identities within Scotland and worldwide
  • The sources of disagreement and conflict, conflict resolution

    Core skills

  • Communication skills
  • Numerical confidence, ability to examine statistics
  • ICT skills, for example using ICT to analyse situations, events
  • Team-working, the ability to work well in team efforts
  • Problem-solving skills

    Other generic skills

  • The capacity to work autonomously
  • Decision-making skills
  • Creative skills (related to problem-solving and other core skills)
  • The ability to empathise with the experience of others.
    knowledge and understanding
    • themselves, cultures societies the natural and made worlds
    • complex interdependencies that make up the world
    • structures and processes of democratic societies
    • legal and human rights and responsibilities of citizens
    • barriers to opportunity arising from prejudice and discrimination
    • economic aspects of individual and societal needs, how these relate to issues of environmental and social sustainability
    • changing nature of economic activity
    • the potential of developments in science and technology
    • the role of the arts in individual and community life
    • the role of the media in shaping public and individual opinion
    • how groups, individuals and voluntary groups can influence society
    • how Scottish society has evolved in the wider context
    • the diversity of identities within Scotland and worldwide
    • the sources of disagreement and conflict, conflict resolution

    Core skills
    • communication skills
    • numerical confidence, ability to examine statistics
    • ICT skills, for example using ICT to analyse situations, events
    • teamworking, the ability to work well in team efforts
    • problem-solving skills

    Other generic skills
    • the capacity to work autonomously
    • decision-making skills
    • creative skills (related to problem-solving and other core skills)
    • the ability to empathise with the experience of others.



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