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National Curriculum Outcomes

Outcomes

Environment

  • Provides a hands on experiential learning approach that actively engages students in sustainable practices
  • Increased awareness of the concepts of reduce, reuse and recycle
  • Actively educates students through story performances, based on current environmental issues
  • Enhanced appreciation of life cycles of materials
  • Engages the greater school community; teachers, parents and students in environmental practices

Education

  • Wakakirri provides genuine learning opportunities for students of all ages and talents
  • Allows teachers to meet outcomes for Arts’ Key Learning Areas.

Mental Health

  • Wakakirri research shows that holistic outcomes of participation include resilience, respect, literacy, physical activity and nutritional health appreciation

Community

  • Promotes respect between students and schools through the sharing of stories
  • Builds communities by fostering tolerance and understanding
  • Reaches beyond the classroom and encourages parents to actively participate and support their children’s participation.

Physical Health

  • Gets kids on their feet active and thinking.
  • Demonstrates to students a sports alternative to keeping active.

Links To The National Curriculum

http://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au

http://www.acara.edu.au/default.asp

http://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/CrossCurriculumPriorities

http://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/CrossCurriculumPriorities/Sustainability

http://www.acara.edu.au/verve/_resources/DRAFT_Australian_Curriculum_The_Arts_Foundation_to_Year_10_July_2012.pdf

http://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/GeneralCapabilities/Critical-and-creative-thinking/Introduction/Critical-and-creative-thinking-across-the-curriculum

http://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/GeneralCapabilities/Ethical-behaviour/Introduction/Scope-of-Ethical-behaviour

http://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/GeneralCapabilities/Personal-and-social-capability/Introduction/Scope-of-Personal-and-social-capability

http://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/GeneralCapabilities/Intercultural-understanding/Introduction/Scope-of-Intercultural-understanding

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