Presentation on theme: "Responsibility of all Literacy Numeracy Health and Wellbeing."— Presentation transcript:
1 Responsibility of allLiteracyNumeracyHealth and Wellbeing
2 Why the responsibility of all? Literacy and numeracy skills are essential to access the wider curriculum.Literacy, numeracy, health and wellbeing enhance opportunities in life, learning and work.Low literacy, numeracy skills are linked with social and economic disadvantage which in turn impacts negatively on health and well- being
3 What is numeracy?“Being numerate involves developing a confidence and competence in using number that allows individuals to solve problems, interpret and analyse information, make informed decisions, function responsibly in everyday life and contribute effectively to society.”
4 Numeracy across learning To what extent do you already providenumeracy experiences to learners?Where does numeracy play a part in yournormal learning and teaching?Does your teaching programme involveestimating, measuring, using and managingmoney, reading information from chartsand tables?
5 What is literacy?“Literacy is the set of skills which allows an individual to engage fully in society and in learning, through the different forms of language which society values and finds useful.”
6 Literacy across learning ‘…the greatest impact for learners will come from all practitioners, in all learning environments, including rich literacy experiences as part of their day-to-day learning and teaching programmes.’ (principles and practice)
7 Literacy across learning To what extent do you provide opportunities for learners to:learn collaboratively and explain their thinking toothers?consider the purpose and main concerns in texts,think about reliability of information andacknowledge sources?find, select, sort, summarise and link informationfrom a variety of sources?use language effectively to create texts whichallow learners to persuade/argue/explore ideas?
8 What is health? Naidoo & Wills 2009 Health is holistic and includes different dimensions - individual, societal, environmental and global. A holistic approach to health means taking account of separate influences and the interaction of different dimensionsNaidoo & Wills 2009It’s exciting times for Health Improvement with H&WB now a curricular area in its own right.However, H&WB is not new – 5-14 Health education guidelines have been around for many years and there has been an enormous amount of good work under the HPS umbrella.No-one is starting from scratch with H&WBH&WB in CfE is about building on the good practice that has been done by health promoting schoolsPartnerships are crucial to successTherefore its very important that everyone in the partnership has a shared understanding of what we mean by ‘health’This definition encapsulates the holistic nature of health in relation to the various dimensions that interact.Health is more than just ‘not being ill, not needing to go to the GP’ – it is a resource for everyday living – the better our health, the better able we are to cope with whatever life throws at us.
9 Health and wellbeing across learning Learning through health and wellbeing promotes confidence, independent thinking and positive attitudes and dispositions. Because of this, it is the responsibility of every teacher to contribute to learning and development in this areaBuilding the Curriculum 1Not only is H&WB a curricular area in its own right, it is also the responsibility of ALL STAFFItalicised statements are the responsibility of allThis may concern some staff, however, it is what good practitioners are already doing every dayEg all staff will not be expected to deliver SRE/Substance misuse HOWEVER, they will be expected to contribute to :Positive ethosRespect and trustClimate where C/YP (& staff) feel safe, secure and valuedUnderstand anti-bullying, anti-discriminatory & child protection policies and proceduresMake connections between H&WB Es and Os and learning and teaching in other areas of the curriculum.
10 Health and wellbeing across learning Contributes to:learning environments which support development of mental, emotional, social and physical healthyoung people’s learning and development through integrated links within the health and wellbeing curricular areainterdisciplinary learning and a broad general educationAnd is supported by:a holistic, partnership approach to promoting the health and well being of children and young people, within social and community contexts.
11 Workshop question Individually Department/school Cross sector What are the first steps that will allow all practitioners to contribute effectively within LIT-NUM-HWB across learningIndividuallyDepartment/schoolCross sectorWhole school community?
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