Strand C: Relationships With Other People
This strand focuses on ākonga and their relationships with other people.
About Strand C: Relationships With Other People
Using a variety of contexts, ākonga examine effective relationships in classrooms, schools, whānau, and the wider community. They consider their own influence on the wellbeing of others and how the attitudes, values, actions, and needs of other people influence them in return.
Ākonga also develop knowledge and interpersonal skills enabling them to interact sensitively with other people.
They learn to evaluate the social and cultural factors that lead to stereotyping and the impact of discrimination on individuals and society.
This strand has three achievement aims:
Come to understand the nature of relationships.
- Identity, sensitivity, and respect
Increase their understanding of personal identity and develop sensitivity to, and respect for, other people.
- Interpersonal skills
Use interpersonal skills effectively to enhance relationships.