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curriculum for excellence building the curriculum 4 skills for learning, skills for life and skills for work

The Scottish Government, Edinburgh, 2009

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© Crown copyright 2009 ISBN: 978-0-7559-8139-7 The Scottish Government St Andrew’s House Edinburgh EH1 3DG Produced for the Scottish Government by RR Donnelley B61675 10/09 Published by the Scottish Government, October 2009 Further copies are available from Blackwell’s Bookshop 53 South Bridge Edinburgh EH1 1YS The text pages of this document are printed on recycled paper and are 100% recyclable

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Purposes of the curriculum 3-18 successful learners

confident individuals

with: • enthusiasm and motivation for learning • determination to reach high standards of achievement • openness to new thinking and ideas

with: • self-respect • a sense of physical, mental and emotional wellbeing • secure values and beliefs • ambition

and able to: • use literacy, communication and numeracy skills • use technology for learning • 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.

and able to: • • • •

relate to others and manage themselves pursue a healthy and active lifestyle be self-aware develop and communicate their own beliefs and view of the world • live as independently as they can • assess risk and make informed decisions • achieve success in different areas of activity.

To enable all young people to become: responsible citizens

effective contributors

with: • respect for others • commitment to participate responsibly in political, economic, social and cultural life

with: • an enterprising attitude • resilience • self-reliance

and able to:

and able to:

• develop knowledge and understanding of the world and Scotland’s place in it • understand different beliefs and cultures • make informed choices and decisions • evaluate environmental, scientific and technological issues • develop informed, ethical views of complex issues.

• communicate in different ways and in different settings • work in partnership and in teams • take the initiative and lead • apply critical thinking and new contexts • create and develop • solve problems.

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Contents

Introduction

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Key messages

2

Setting the context

4

Roles and responsibilities

6

Meeting the needs of all Scotland’s young people – working in partnership

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Developing skills for learning, skills for life and skills for work literacy across learning numeracy across learning thinking skills across learning health and wellbeing across learning personal learning planning and career management working with others leadership physical co-ordination and movement enterprise and employability

10

Contexts and settings for developing skills across learning

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Assessment and recognition of