Making a difference this Christmas

This project encourages learners to consider the true meaning of Christmas and the concept of giving. Learners are given the opportunity to reflect on two charities' initiatives before researching or creating their own project for giving to those in need at Christmas. Learners will create an advertising or promotional campaign to raise awareness of their initiative. The project develops enterprising attitudes and skills which enable learners to become successful learners, confident individuals, responsible citizens and effective contributors to society.

Broad Outcomes of learning

• Enterprising skills improved by developing creativity, confidence, self awareness, positive attitude; increasing motivation to learning; taking responsibility and making decisions; consideration of others through group work and discussion; and fostering ambition 
• Developed employability skills: Communication, planning, organisation, time management, researching, co-operating, contributing, and marketing 
• Confidence of working independently from teacher-led lessons demonstrated by accessing appropriate internet sites and obtaining only relevant information 
• Pupils take responsibility for their learning through making decisions about which charity to help and deciding how this can be done 
• Actively engage in school and community life in a positive manner to the benefit of the wider community

Relevance to curriculum

• Supports Enterprise in Education 
• Develops all four capacities of Curriculum for Excellence 
• Supports Citizenship

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