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Staying Positive

Staying Positive

The ability to use tactics and strategies to overcome setbacks and achieve goals.
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Step 13

Learner Descriptor

I can effectively recognise and assess my own negative emotions and take positive actions.

Teacher Explanation

Learners can recognise and assess their emotions and choose an appropriate positive course of action.

Resources

  • Display Material: Step 13 to Step 15
    Support teachers and learners to focus tightly on specific skill steps by displaying these Essential Skills Framework posters. For Steps 13-15.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 6 to Step 15
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Staying Positive steps 6-15, by printing this Essential Skills Passport.
  • Teacher Guide: Step 0 to Step 15
    A practical guide for teaching Staying Positive with activities for every step.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 13
    In this video, learners effectively recognise and assess their own negative emotions and take positive actions by exploring the scenario of failing a driving test.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 13
    In this video, learners effectively recognise and assess their own negative emotions and take positive actions by exploring a scenario where a friend has let them down.
  • Display Material: Step 0 to Step 15
    Support learners with additional needs to focus tightly on specific skill steps of Staying Positive by displaying these Essential Skills Expanded Framework posters.