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EVOLVE MODULES

 

Each week students are introduced to a new theme, based on the Personal and Social Capabilities outlined in the Victorian Curriculum. Here’s a breakdown of what students can achieve from participating in the eight-week program.

Module 1 – Skills and Strengths

Students identify their skills and strengths, how they are useful in different situations and the importance of continually developing new and existing skills.

Enterprise Skills

Teamwork

The ability to work effectively in groups to achieve a shared goal

Intrapersonal

The ability to practise self-awareness

Communication

The ability to effectively exchange information with others

Success Criteria

Explain what a skill is and how people develop new and existing skills.

Identify the skills needed to work independently and reflect on their ability to use them to complete independent tasks at school.

Identify their skills and strengths and how they are useful at school, home and in the community.

Module 2 – Identity

Students explore how identity is formed and why it’s important to respect and appreciate their own and others’ individual, social and cultural differences.

Enterprise Skills

Social and Cultural Awareness

The ability to recognise social and cultural similarities and differences in society

Intrapersonal

The ability to practise self-awareness

Communication

The ability to effectively exchange information with others

 Success Criteria

Explain what identity is and how it is formed.

Recognise some of the elements that make up their identity.

Compare their identity with others to recognise and celebrate cultural differences.

Module 3 – Responsibility

Students recognise their responsibilities at school and home, as well as those of people and services in their community, and how upholding them can help establish and maintain respectful relationships.

Enterprise Skills

Teamwork

The ability to work effectively in groups to achieve a shared goal

Intrapersonal

The ability to practise self-awareness

Communication

The ability to effectively exchange information with others

 Success Criteria

Identify some of their responsibilities at home and school, and those that don’t belong to them.

List some responsibilities held by people and services within their community, as well as the three tiers of government.

Describe what a respectful relationship looks and feels like.

Recognise the benefits of upholding responsibilities, especially when it comes to establishing and maintaining respectful relationships.

Demonstrate how people with shared beliefs and values work together to achieve their goals and plan for action.

Module 4 – Mindset and Attitude

Students recognise how their attitudes and emotions impact on their behaviour, wellbeing and ability to grow as a learner.

Enterprise Skills

Adaptability

The ability to adjust to new situations and requirements

Persistence

The ability to stick at a challenging task

Intrapersonal

The ability to practise self-awareness

Communication

The ability to effectively exchange information with others

Problem Solving

The ability to find solutions to difficult or complex issues

 Success Criteria

Identify how their emotions can positively and negatively affect their behaviour and goals.

Explain the meaning of “growth mindset” and how it can benefit their learning.

Use strategies to develop confidence, persistence and adaptability when faced with new challenges.

Module 5 – Teamwork

Students reflect on how they have responded to change in the past, and develop some positive strategies to help them adapt to upcoming changes.

Enterprise Skills

Teamwork

The ability to work effectively in groups to achieve a shared goal

Intrapersonal

The ability to practise self-awareness

Communication

The ability to effectively exchange information with others

Problem Solving

The ability to find solutions to difficult or complex issues

Leadership

The ability to effectively lead a group of people to achieve a goal

Adaptability

The ability to adjust to new situations and requirements

Persistence

The ability to stick at a challenging task

 Success Criteria

Identify changes that have occurred throughout their life and how they responded to them.

Recognise some life changes are predictable and others are not.

Explain some positive strategies to adapt to change.

Module 6 – Social Awareness and Fairness

Students recognise how stereotyping can lead to acts of discrimination and prejudice, and how this impacts on individuals and society. Students also reflect on causes of conflict and develop strategies to approach and respond effectively.

Enterprise Skills

Social and Cultural Awareness

the ability to recognise social and cultural similarities and differences in society

Intrapersonal

The ability to practise self-awareness

Communication

The ability to effectively exchange information with others

 Success Criteria

Define and recognise examples of stereotypes, discrimination and prejudice and discuss how they impact on the individual.

Describe the various causes of conflict and evaluate possible strategies to address conflict.

Module 7 – Responding to Change

Students reflect on how they have responded to change in the past, and develop some positive strategies to help them adapt to upcoming changes.

Enterprise Skills

Adaptability

The ability to adjust to new situations and requirements

Intrapersonal

The ability to practise self-awareness

Persistence

The ability to stick at a challenging task

 Success Criteria

Identify changes that have occurred throughout their life and how they responded to them.

Recognise some life changes are predictable and others are not.

Explain some positive strategies to adapt to change.

Module 8 – Leadership

Students determine the role and qualities of a leader and practise sharing the role when working in groups.

Enterprise Skills

Teamwork

The ability to work effectively in groups to achieve a shared goal

Intrapersonal

The ability to practise self-awareness

Communication

The ability to effectively exchange information with others

Leadership

The ability to effectively lead a group of people to achieve a goal

Adaptability

The ability to adjust to new situations and requirements

 Success Criteria

Explain the role of a leader and why they are important.

Describe the qualities of an effective leader.

Lead and follow others according to the needs of a group.