participating and contributing; People use these competencies to live, learn, work, and contribute as active members of their communities. in the principles, values and key competencies of The New Zealand Curriculum (NZC). Developing key competencies in students – Years 1 to 8 Page 5 Key competencies contribute to positive outcomes for learners Key competencies (KCs) are an important dimension of The New Zealand Curriculum (NZC). The resource has a set of nineteen words connected to Participating and Contributing. More complex than skills, the competencies draw also on knowledge, attitudes, and values in ways that lead to action. They are not separate or stand-alone. The participating and contributing key competency and the community and participation for the common Dance engages students in learning that contributes to the development of the Key Competencies.These are some of the ways that students can develop the Key Competencies through participation in Dance activities. More complex than skills, the competencies draw also on knowledge, attitudes, and values in ways that lead to action. The ITL research on 21st Century Learning Design (2012) states that the skills learners need to be developing for Future Focused learning are Collaboration Knowledge construction Self regulation Real World problems/ innovations ICT for learning Skilled Communication The Key Competencies in the NZC are Managing Self Thinking Participating and Contributing … They place students at the centre of teaching and learning. Participating and Contributing. They are the key to learning in every learning area. The terms “Selecting and using language, symbols, and texts to communicate”, “Managing self and relating to others”, and “Participating and contributing in communities” are placed here to indicate that language students can be developing all of the key competencies as they work towards the core achievement objectives. SMART RESOURCE | Key Competencies are the capabilities people have and need to develop, to live and learn today and in the future. They are the key to learning in every learning area. The 5 Key Competencies are as follows: Thinking Relating to Others Using Symbols, Languages and Texts Managing Self Participating and Contributing At Tinwald we assigned one competency to a finger on a hand, making it easier to remember and illustrate. Although New Zealand took part in ICCS before NZC was mandated in 2010, the findings are relevant to current civic and citizenship teaching and learning. The New Zealand Curriculum identifies the five key competencies as : thinking, using language symbols & texts, managing self, relating to others, and participating & contributing. The New Zealand Curriculum identifies five key competencies: thinking, using language, symbols, and texts, managing self, relating to others, and participating and contributing. Thinking. They are not separate or stand-alone. Writer: Julie Cadzow. The vocabulary help the students to explore the skills and processes of the Key Competency through discussion. The Key Competencies and Dance. Agribusiness students need to be able to understand agribusiness theory with scientific concepts and technological know-how. participating and contributing; People use these competencies to live, learn, work, and contribute as active members of their communities. Havelock North Primary School 9 Campbell Street, Havelock North Hawke's Bay, New Zealand Tel: (06) 877-8788 Fax: (06) 877-8276