Students have good relationship skills, being able to establish and maintain healthy and rewarding relationships based on co-operation and collaboration. They resist inappropriate social pressure; constructively prevent, manage and resolve interpersonal conflict; and seek and provide help when needed. They demonstrate ethical behaviour and responsible decision making in the various contexts they operate, considering the needs and rights of others in their behaviour and decisions. More specifically, this content area
includes the following competencies.
- Healthy and rewarding relationships with individuals and groups, appreciating equality and diversity in relationships;
- Effective communication to express oneself and positive exchanges with others, using both verbal and nonverbal skills;
- Cooperation and collaboration with others;
- Leadership skills (motivating others, teamwork, negotiation, decision making);
- Dealing with peer pressure (refusing to engage in unwanted, unsafe and unethical conduct);
- Constructive conflict resolution (achieving mutually satisfactory resolutions to conflict by addressing the needs of all concerned);
- Dealing with negative relationships such as bullying, harassment and violence;
- Seeking and providing help and support;
- Ethical and responsible behaviour and decision making (considering ethical standards, safety concerns, and respect for others, and the likely consequences of various courses of action when making decisions);
- Contributing to the wellbeing and flourishing of the community.