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This revised edition of Friendly Schools Plus provides evidence-based classroom materials to enhance social and emotional learning and to reduce bullying. These resources have been updated and separated into school years, with learning tasks and activities presented in a way that is developmentally appropriate to each particular year level. The Friendly Schools Plus classroom resources take on a strengths-based approach, designed to improve social and emotional development in areas such as social knowledge and social skills and promoting positive peer relationships and teacher-child relationships.
The classroom teaching resources link directly to the General Capabilities outlined in the Australian Curriculum under ‘Personal and Social Capability’. The Friendly Schools Plus series aims to develop students’ social and emotional competencies. Outcomes are developed through the following five focus areas:
This classroom resource for Year 5 students (10 year olds) includes areas of social and emotional development such as: