Well-being and Safety

            Safety and well-being of the younger generation play an important role in the context of the developing world. They are the priorities of the development of modern society.

Centre for Educational Programmes has developed an elective course on Safety and Well-being for students of grades 7-10, aimed at acquiring the knowledge and skills that ensure safe living in the world and the social environment, creating a safe and comfortable living environment, shaping the values of a healthy and safe lifestyle, emotional and mental stability, mastering the rules of personal and collective safe behaviour.

The course aims to develop students’ personal competencies, develop problem-solving skills and adaptive behaviour of students, improve knowledge and practical skills of safe behaviour. Students update their knowledge about proper nutrition, regular physical activity and hygiene, the dangers of tobacco, alcohol and drugs, knowledge of how to maintain their emotional well-being and develop healthy relationships with other people. The course will help students develop skills of conscious behaviour to avoid situations that may pose a threat to their health and safety, develop a sense of responsibility for their own safety and the safety of others, improve their social skills and emotional intelligence skills. The course curriculum includes the principles of communication, the ability to listen and express own thoughts and emotions. This will help students to build healthy, harmonious relationships with others and effectively cope with conflicts. The course material contributes to the development of self-awareness and self-esteem of students. Methods of teaching include the use of practical examples and real-life cases so that students can see the application of theory in practice. This will help them better understand and evaluate real situations of safety and well-being.

The elective course programme is designed for 34 hours in each grade.

The programme consists of four strands.

  1. Health protection and healthy lifestyle
  2. Mental health and well-being
  3. Well-being in a social environment
  4. Personal safety

The themes in the course are based on the spiral model when students’ knowledge and skills are improved as they progress from grade to grade.


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