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Self Knowledge: Self Awareness

The first step towards self knowledge is self awareness. Discovering more about who we are empowers us with the confidence and honesty to live authentically. While building a positive, comfortable environment develops the culture of trust that supports our self exploration.

This resource contains three lessons from the Curriculum for Life:

  • 1. Who am I?
  • 2. Can symbols define us?
  • 3. Is my self knowledge shared?

They are aimed at 14 - 16 year olds and aim to develop skills in areas of self awareness, empathy, perspective-taking and communication.

Download all lesson plans, slides and extra resources through the link below.

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14-16 years old
Key Subjects
Business Studies
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Student Leadership
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"This is a well sequenced and resourced activity, with helpful background videos to provide a clear introduction for teachers on the subject and suggest how the lesson could work." - Paula Malone, Educator

This resource helps support the below Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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Reduce income inequality within and among countries.

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.



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