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  Wales: PSE curriculum relevance
Updated 10 January 2002, 17.35


KNOWLEDGE and UNDERSTANDING
Physical aspect
Know the effects of and risks of legal and illegal drugs
diet, good health and the importance of food safety
mental and physical benefits of regular exercise.

Sexual aspect
different methods of contraception, safer sex procedures.
laws relating to sexual behaviour.

Emotional aspect
the range of emotions and feelings they experience and understand the "self-talk" involved.
Know how to resolve conflict and negotiate agreement.

Vocational aspect
develop understanding of aptitudes, interests, and personal qualities, make informed choices about learning and careers
changing requirements of the work place, impact of new technology
the importance of planning for the financial future

Learning aspect
using preferred learning styles to improve learning performance.
managing time and personal organisation


Attitudes and values
PSE provision should enable pupils to:
  • Show care and consideration for others
  • . Have respect for themselves and others
  • Value cultural diversity and equal opportunity
  • Value friends and families as a source of love and support
  • Have a responsible attitude towards keeping the body safe and healthy
  • Value their own achievements and success, be committed to lifelong learning
  • Consider the deeper questions in life and the search for meaning and purpose
  • Be disciplined and take responsibility for actions and decisions
  • Be moved by injustice, exploitation and denial of human rights
  • Be committed to practical involvement in the community
  • Develop a sense of personal responsibility towards the environment

SKILLS
PSE provision should enable pupils to:
  • Listen attentively, and respond appropriately
  • Communicate confidently one's feelings and views
  • Critically evaluate others' viewpoints and messages from the media
  • Empathise with others' experiences and feelings
  • Use a range of techniques for personal reflection
  • Make and maintain friendships and negotiate behaviour in a relationship
  • Be assertive and resist unwanted peer pressure and other influence
  • Use a range of strategies to resolve conflict
  • Make decisions and choices effectively
  • Ask for help, support and advice
  • Make moral judgements and resolve moral issues
  • Action plan and set targets
  • Review and reflect on learning
  • Work both independently and co-operatively
  • Manage time and meet deadlines
  • Make reasoned judgements
  • Take part in debates and vote on issues
  • Administer basic first aid



 
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