Junior Cycle

Subject Blogs, Wellbeing, General School News, Junior Cycle, Student Council, Transition Year / 9 April 2019
Global Competency: Preparing Our Youth for an Inclusive and Sustainable World

Global Competency: Preparing Our Youth for an Inclusive and Sustainable World

Can schools promote global competence?

Schools play a crucial role in helping young people to develop global competence by:

* providing opportunities to learn about global developments;
* teaching students how they can develop a fact-based and critical worldview of today;
* equipping students with the means to analyse a broad range of cultural practices and meanings;
* engaging students in experiences that facilitate intercultural relations;
* promoting the value of diversity



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Subject Blogs, Wellbeing, General School News, Junior Cycle, Parents Association, Student Council / 9 September 2017
Are Students Happy? PISA 2015 Results: Students’ Well-Being (published April 2017)

Are Students Happy? PISA 2015 Results: Students’ Well-Being (published April 2017)

On average across OECD countries, 15-year-old students are satisfied with the life they are living: they report a level of 7.3 on a scale of life satisfaction that ranges from 0 to 10. But around 12% of students, on average, are not satisfied with their life:they report 4 or less on the scale.

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