The ability to accurately recognize one’s own emotions, thoughts, and values and how they influence behavior. The ability to accurately assess one’s strengths and limitations, with a well-grounded sense of confidence, optimism, and a “growth mindset.”
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The ability to accurately recognize one’s emotions and thoughts and their influence on behavior. This includes accurately assessing one’s strengths and limitations and possessing a well-grounded sense of confidence and optimism.
Students are able to recognise their emotions, describe their interests and values and accurately assess their strengths and weaknesses. They are able to reflect on their thoughts and learning process. They have a well-grounded sense of self-confidence, self efficacy, agency and autonomy. They are hopeful about the future and have a sense of meaning and purpose. More specifically, this content area includes the following competencies.
A person who understands his own emotions, strengths, inclinations and weaknesses is able to develop positive self-concept and self-worth.
Accurately assessing one’s feelings, interests, values, strengths and weaknesses in the context one is living and thereby building self-identity