Attitudes and values

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Attitudes and values

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Through their learning in health and physical education, ākonga will develop a range of positive and responsible attitudes and values, which include the following.

Hauora and wellbeing

  • Valuing themselves and other people
  • Reflecting on beliefs
  • Demonstrating integrity, commitment, resilience, and courage

The rights of other people

  • Accepting and valuing the natural variation present in people around them
  • Acknowledging diverse viewpoints
  • Demonstrating tolerance, rangimārie (peacefulness), and open-mindedness

People in the community and care for the environment

  • Co-operation and āwhina (help)
  • Applying aroha, manaakitanga, care, compassion, and mahi ā ngākau (work of the heart)
  • Constructive challenge and competition
  • Positive involvement and participation

Social justice

  • Fairness
  • Inclusiveness and non-discriminatory practices