Civics and citizenship / Year 7 / Civics and Citizenship Skills / Problem-solving and decision-making

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Curriculum content descriptions

Appreciate multiple perspectives and use strategies to mediate differences (ACHCS057)

Elaborations
  • identifying the influences or circumstances that may have informed different perspectives about a civics and citizenship issue
  • identifying where there is a common understanding or points of agreement in a discussion as a basis for resolving a conflict or differences
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
ScOT terms

Attitudes,  Mediation

Interactive Resource

Difference Differently: differing stories

This is a resource with four related sets of student activities that explore the reasons for and possible responses to racial, cultural or religious discrimination. It explores why people might find difference challenging, personal stories about discrimination, how and why discrimination is used in online environments, ...

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Australian reconciliation barometer

This is an information page providing a summary of the Australian Reconciliation Barometer, a national research study measuring the progress of reconciliation between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians. The page includes links to reports for each biennial study as well as other related resources ...

Teacher resource

Ethical consequences

In this series of lessons, students consider the relationship between public transport and youth disadvantage. They explore a number of hypothetical prospective government-sponsored transport projects and the reasons for prioritisation of infrastructure projects based on community need and public advocacy. Students analyse ...