Health & Wellbeing
Cultivating Health & Wellbeing Supports Learning
OECD Future of Education and Skills 2030 Project
The OECD Learning Compass 2030, a product of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Future of Education and Skills 2030 project, is an evolving learning framework that sets out an aspirational vision for the future of education with a focus on individual and collective well-being. The compass framework connects well to IB PYP standards and practices through its offering of a broad vision of the types of competencies students will need to thrive in 2030 and beyond. Check out the well-being section.
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Wellness Activities Blog
Check out this blog that was created by three University of British Columbia teacher education students in an effort to enhance connections between educators and school communities, particularly due to the impact that COVID-19 has had on learning and education. The blog is a collection of playful learning ideas for school-aged children. The learning ideas focus on social, emotional, physical, and intellectual well-being.
Sanctuaries of Silence & Activities
You are encouraged to view Sanctuaries of Silence with your students. The video focuses on listening to sound in our environment and comes with student conversation cards which encourage students to think about the human sounds, mechanized sounds, and nature sounds they hear. The takeaway concept is the disappearance of nature sounds on Earth. This connects very well SDG goal 15: Life on Land
- As pre-film warm-ups to introduce the topics and themes
- As catalysts for post-film discussions
- As writing prompts for personal reflections or essays
- To spark ideas for action or class projects