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Title: Home Accident Prevention in the context of the Revised Curriculum for Northern Ireland


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Home Accident Prevention in the context of the
Revised Curriculum for Northern Ireland
  • Daphne Wilson
  • Assistant Adviser for Personal Development
  • NEELB

2
The Revised Curriculum for Northern Ireland
  • Statutory for all schools from Sept 07
  • Little change in content
  • Major emphasis on childrens learning

3
The Employers Challenge
  • Concerned with what young people
  • Know
  • AND crucially
  • how they interact with others
  • how they acquire and manage information
  • apply knowledge in order to solve problems and
    manage situations.

4
Societys challenge
  • Accept and respond constructively to learning as
    a lifelong process
  • Responsibilities of parenting with changing
    family patterns
  • Sustain independent living
  • Challenges and opportunities which cultural
    diversity and inclusion represent.

5
The Young Persons Plea
  • How is what I am learning at school today going
    to be helpful to me now or in the future?
  • They..
  • Consider things important if they are relevant to
    their current and future lives
  • Find connections helpful to their learning but
    are bored by repetition
  • Feel connected to a school which fosters an
    inclusive, safe atmosphere.

6
NFER Cohort Study make learning
  • Relevant Connected Skills-based and
  • Enjoyable

7
The Right Learning Environment?
8
Being Creative
Thinking, Problem Solving, Decision Making
Managing Information
Thinking Skills

Personal Capabilities

Self-Management
Working with Others
9
Self Management
Knowing strengths and weaknesses, setting goals
and targets, managing and regulating self
  • Be aware of personal strengths, limitations and
    interests
  • Set personal targets and review them
  • Manage emotions and behaviour in a range of
    situations
  • Organise and plan how to go about a task
  • Focus, sustain attention and persist with tasks
  • Review learning and some aspect that might be
    improved
  • Learn ways to manage own time
  • Seek advice when necessary
  • Compare own approach with others and in different
    contexts

10
Managing Information
Asking, accessing, selecting, recording,
integrating
  • Ask focused questions
  • Plan and set goals, break task into sub-tasks
  • Use own and others ideas to locate sources of
    information
  • Select, classify, compare and evaluate
    information
  • Select most appropriate method for a task
  • Use a range of methods for collating, recording
    and representing information

11
Personal Development and Learning for Life and
Work
  • Personal Development in the Primary Sector
  • Learning for Life and Work in the Post Primary
    Sector

12
WHY is PD/LLW in the Revised NI
Curriculum?Result of curriculum 2000
conferences, consultation process
  • Primary
  • Personal Development
  • Personal Understanding Health
  • Mutual Understanding in the Local and Global
    Community.
  • Post Primary KS3
  • Learning for Life Work
  • Personal Development
  • Home Economics
  • Education for Employability
  • Local and Global Citizenship.

crucial areas of learning for young people
13
Where does that leave Home Accident Prevention?
14
The challenge
15
Safe at home A framework for the development
of pupil skills and knowledge from Foundation
to Key Stage 4. Northern Investing for Health
Partnership/North Eastern Education and Library
Board 2006 Sub Group Janice Bisp,
RoSPA Florence Hand, NHSSB Heartstart Bill
McKigney NI Fire and Rescue Service Kathleen
Mulholland, Homefirst Health Promotion Daphne
Wilson, NEELB
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Bringing it all together
  • Connected learning
  • Thinking Skills and Personal Capabilities
  • The Right Learning Environment
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