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1 Lifewide PROGRESS Reports
Slide appears as full slide Good morning/afternoon. Today I would like to talk about Lifewide PROGRESS Reports. (Images from Microsoft Clip Art)

2 Lifewide PROGRESS Reports
Example of completed form for ‘Scott’ as handout Form helps students to decide what is important for them in their lives during the next year Layout and content can be changed (Slide opens with heading Lifewide PROGRESS Reports) Lets start by having a look at the example of a Lifewide PROGRESS Report that you have with you. You will see it is for a grade 5 student, whose name is ‘Scott’. (Enter) The purpose of a Lifewide PROGRESS Report is to help students like Scott to decide what is important for them in their lives during the next twelve months and to write this down on the form. Schools and students can change the layout and content of the form if they want to. (Enter for next slide)

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Comments by school parent and former school Principal Sue Cockcroft, with her children, Megan and Timothy: Sue: “Great idea. Much broader than traditional reporting. Very interactive and empowering.” Megan: “I like the idea of being able to set goals in all areas of my life.” (Slide opens with heading of Lifewide PROGRESS Reports) Before we look at the form in detail, I would like to tell you what some people have to say about Lifewide PROGRESS Reports. (Enter) These comments come from a former school Principal, Sue Cockcroft who is in the photo with her children, Megan and Timothy. Sue comments that the reports are a great idea. They are much broader than traditional reporting. Very interactive and empowering. Megan comments that she likes the idea of being able to set goals in all areas of her life. (Enter for new slide)

4 United Nations: Purpose of Education
Education in primary and secondary schools is about: improving every part of our lives, as well as being more aware of others and the environment. (Slide opens with heading) According to the United Nations, the purpose of education in primary and secondary schools should be about (Enter) Helping us to improve every part of our future lives, as well as Being more aware about others and the environment. (Enter for next slide)

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Goal 1. Care for the environment. Why? “Many of the effects are long-term, global in nature, and irreversible with consequences for future generations.” (UN Department of Economic & Social Affairs, 2001) (Slide opens with heading) If you now look at the example of a Lifewide PROGRESS Report, you will notice the first box in the left hand column is for the environment. Why should we care for the environment? (Invite discussion) (Enter) In this particular photo you can see that it is not just humans who are affected by changes in the environment. Sadly, many animals are also affected. For example, it has been estimated that 2/3 of the Artic polar bear population will be lost within the next 50 years. (Enter for next slide) 5

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Environmental goals for ‘Scott’: take part in local beach clean up on World Environment Day manage family household recycling (Slide opens with heading) We can all do something to help our environment in some way. Lets have a look at what ‘Scott’ is going to do in the coming term/semester. (Enter) First of all, as part of his class, Scott is going to help clean up the local beach on World Environment Day. In addition, at a personal level, Scott has decided to manage his family household recycling. (Enter for next slide)

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Goal 2. Care for the community. Why? Percentage of world population over 60 yrs: 1950  8% 2000  10% 2050  22% (Source: UN) (Slide opens with heading) If you now look at the second box in the left hand column of the Lifewide PROGRESS Report, you will notice it is for the Society which includes our local community. Why should we care about our community? (Invite discussion) (Enter) Well, for instance, we know that people are living longer now and so we have to make sure that as people get older there is help available for them when they need it and that they can keep in contact with other people in the community. (Reference for further teacher reading is ) (Enter for next slide) 7

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Social (community) goals for ‘Scott’: raise money for library computer at sister school in Africa visit elderly widow for 30 minutes weekly (Slide opens with heading) So, our student ‘Scott’ has decided to do some things to help his community. (Enter) First of all, as part of his class, Scott will help raise money for a library computer at his sister school in Africa. Also, Scott has an elderly widow who lives next door and so he has decided to visit her for 30 minutes every week. (Enter for next slide)

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Environment, Sustainable Society Development Self improvement, including: Lifewide and -health/fitness/sport Lifelong learning -hobbies/interests -personal values -emerging life-career goals -academic performance (Slide opens with heading) So far, we have looked at what our student ‘Scott’ can do for (Enter) the environment and society. Both these activities are part of sustainable development for the future of our communities and the planet. (The other area of sustainable development is the economy.) Now we are going to look at how ‘Scott’ can improve himself for his own future. This is called lifewide and lifelong learning and includes: Health/fitness/sport Hobbies and interests Personal values Emerging life and career goals and Academic performance. (Enter for next slide) 9

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Health/fitness/sports goals for ‘Scott’: Health eat one piece of fruit daily Fitness/sport go for a walk 3 times each week (Slide opens with heading) The first area for self improvement is health/fitness/sports goals and so (Enter) Scott has set himself a A health goal to eat one piece of fruit every day, and A Fitness goal of going for a walk 3 times each week with one of his parents. (Enter for next slide)

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Hobbies/interests/ other goals for ‘Scott’: start learning to play guitar (Slide opens with heading) For his hobbies and interests, (Enter) This term/semester Scott wants to start learning to play the guitar. (Enter for next slide)

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Values goals for ‘Scott’: care for family and loyalty to friends (Slide opens with heading) Regarding the values that Scott wants other people to see more in him, (Enter) He has set himself the goals of being more caring towards his family and being more loyal to his friends. (Enter for next slide)

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Emerging life and career goals for ‘Scott’: Life help make my community better Career to become a bank manager (Slide opens with heading) Linked closely to personal values are emerging life and career goals and, in this respect, (Enter) Scott still has many years left at school and so he has plenty of time to think about his future. But he can still have general goals such as: For his life, to help make his community a better place to live, and For his career, to become a bank manager (Enter for next slide)

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Personal academic goal for ‘Scott’: gain average of B across all subjects this year (Slide opens with heading) Last, but still very important, Scott sets himself a goal for his school work. (Enter) For this term/semester, Scott has set himself the challenge of an average grade across all subjects of B (Enter for next slide)

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Environment, Sustainable Society Development Self improvement, including: Lifewide and -health/fitness/sport Lifelong learning -hobbies/interests -personal values -emerging life-career goals -academic performance (Slide opens with heading) So, to summarise the purpose of Lifewide Progress Reports, (Enter) they help you to set yourself goals as your contribution towards sustainable development through care for the environment and your community, and then to prepare for your own personal future through lifewide and lifelong learning. (Enter for next slide)

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For further information: visit (Slide opens with heading) If you would like any further information about Lifewide Progress Reports, (Enter) please or visit the PECAS centres website (END)


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