Curriculum for Excellence       A Study Tool
Mrs Laureyn Blyth
Rights of the child                                  The main principles:                     *Inclusion and Responsive Ca...
Relationships   The vision establishes a new conceptualisation of Early Years – that children             should be valued...
Responsive Care            Responsive Care means knowing and accepting children and respecting that                       ...
RespectValuing diversity, in language, ethnic background,         faith and family circumstances.                         ...
Curriculum for Excellence: age 3 to 18Expressive Arts, Health & Wellbeing, Languages, Mathematics, Religious & Moral Educa...
The vision for Scotland’s Children                    is for all children and young people to be                       amb...
Mrs Laureyn Blyth
Confident Individual                                                       Capacities:   Attributes:• Self Respect        ...
Effective Contributor       Attributes:                             Capacities:• An enterprising              • Communicat...
Successful Learner                          Attributes:                        Capacities:• Enthusiasm and motivation for ...
Responsible Citizen                           Attributes:                           Capacities:• Respect for others       ...
Experiences and OutcomesThe experiences and outcomes        • The title ‘experiences and outcomes’ recognises theare a set...
When followed effectively, the Curriculum for Excellence ensures;                       Confidence                        ...
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Curriculum for excellence powepoint show (done & timings fixed)

  1. 1. Curriculum for Excellence A Study Tool
  2. 2. Mrs Laureyn Blyth
  3. 3. Rights of the child The main principles: *Inclusion and Responsive Care are crucial* All children have the right to thrive and be nurtured by adults who promote their general wellbeing, health, nutrition and safety. National Care Standards, Scottish Government, 2007Mrs Laureyn Blyth
  4. 4. Relationships The vision establishes a new conceptualisation of Early Years – that children should be valued and provided for within communities:The importance of strong, sensitive relationships with parents and carers;The right to a high quality of life and having access to play;The need to put children at the centre of service delivery;To provide more support through universal services when children need it;And that children should be able to achieve positive outcomes irrespective of race,disability, or social background. (Scottish Government, 2008) Mrs Laureyn Blyth
  5. 5. Responsive Care Responsive Care means knowing and accepting children and respecting that they are unique individuals.Babies make sense of the Responsive adults need to be reflectiveworld through adults and and in tune with what babies are tellingthe responses they As a result of attentive, them.receive. affectionate carers, babies learn trust and security. Providing companionship, time and Establishing Responsive Care is crucial in physical affection is essential if children ensuring effective and high quality provision are to feel safe, secure and valued for young children and their families. Babies have different dispositions and preferences, there are differences in they way in which they learn and the pace at which they do so. Mrs Laureyn Blyth
  6. 6. RespectValuing diversity, in language, ethnic background, faith and family circumstances. Being sensitive to and understanding differences, ensuring fairness, equality and opportunity. Having a sound knowledge and understanding of the UNCRC UNCRC: The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child Respecting children’s values and social enterprises. Mrs Laureyn Blyth
  7. 7. Curriculum for Excellence: age 3 to 18Expressive Arts, Health & Wellbeing, Languages, Mathematics, Religious & Moral Education, Sciences, Social Studies, Technologies Mrs Laureyn Blyth
  8. 8. The vision for Scotland’s Children is for all children and young people to be ambitious for themselves and to be: • Confident Individuals • Effective Contributors • Successful Learners • Responsible CitizensMrs Laureyn Blyth
  9. 9. Mrs Laureyn Blyth
  10. 10. Confident Individual Capacities: Attributes:• Self Respect • Relate to others and value themselves• A sense of • Pursue a healthy and active lifestyle physical, emoti onal and • Be self aware physical • Develop and communicate their own beliefs wellbeing. and view of the world• Secure values and beliefs • Live as independently as they can• Ambition • Assess risk and make informed decisions. • Achieve success in different areas of activity Mrs Laureyn Blyth
  11. 11. Effective Contributor Attributes: Capacities:• An enterprising • Communicate in different ways and attitude different settings• Resilience • Work in partnership and in teams• Self-reliance • Take the initiative and lead • Apply critical thinking in new contexts • Create and develop. • Solve problemsMrs Laureyn Blyth
  12. 12. Successful Learner Attributes: Capacities:• Enthusiasm and motivation for learning. • Use literacy, communication and• Determination to reach high standards of numeracy skills. achievement. • Use technology for learning.• Openness to new thinking and ideas. • Think creatively and independently. • Learn independently and as part of a group. • Make reasoned evaluations. • Link and apply different kinds of learning in new situations. Mrs Laureyn Blyth
  13. 13. Responsible Citizen Attributes: Capacities:• Respect for others • Develop knowledge and understanding of• Commitment to participate responsibly in the world and Scotland’s place in it. political, economic social and cultural life • Understand different beliefs and cultures. • Make informed choices and decisions. • Evaluate environmental, scientific and technological issues • Develop informed, ethical views of complex issues. Mrs Laureyn Blyth
  14. 14. Experiences and OutcomesThe experiences and outcomes • The title ‘experiences and outcomes’ recognises theare a set of statements which importance of the quality and nature of the learningdescribe the expectation forlearning and progression for each experience in developing attributes and capabilities andof the eight curriculum areas. in achieving active engagement, motivation and depth of learning, An outcome represents what is to be achieved.• Expressive Arts • The experiences and outcomes for each curriculum• Health and Wellbeing area build in all the attributes and capabilities and so• Languages• Mathematics develop the four capacities.• Religious and Moral Education• Sciences• Social Science• Technologies Mrs Laureyn Blyth
  15. 15. When followed effectively, the Curriculum for Excellence ensures; Confidence Security Responsibility Respect and Self Esteem In all of Scotland’s children and young people. Mrs Laureyn Blyth

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