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Personal Life Management, Open (HIP4O)

Research and Inquiry Skills

Exploring: explore topics related to personal life management, and formulate questions to guide their research

Investigating: create research plans, and locate and select information relevant to their chosen topics, using appropriate social science research and inquiry methods

Processing Information: assess, record, analyse, and synthesize information gathered through research and inquiry

Communicating and Reflecting: communicate the results of their research and inquiry clearly

Self and Others

Progressing from Adolescence to Adulthood: demonstrate an understanding of the personal qualities and skills necessary to make the transition from adolescence to adulthood

Planning for Employment: describe the elements of successful planning for employment

Communicating Effectively: demonstrate an understanding of effective communication skills and their role in building the healthy relationships that support independent living

Daily Living Skills

Making Decisions: demonstrate an understanding of effective decision-making processes and their role in independent living

Managing Financial Resources: explain and demonstrate the use of basic money-management skills and techniques needed to manage personal financial resources effectively

Managing a Household: describe and demonstrate the use of basic principles and techniques of effective household management

Personal and Societal Responsibilities

Personal Responsibilities: demonstrate an understanding of the role of personal responsibility in independent living, and of strategies that can be used to meet individual needs

Workplace Rights and Responsibilities: demonstrate an understanding of the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees, including both personal and legal responsibilities

Consumer Rights and Responsibilities: demonstrate an understanding of the role that responsible consumerism plays in living independently

Economics and Personal Finances

Economic Influences: demonstrate an understanding of how global, national, and community economic factors affect the individual’s financial circumstances

Financial Institutions: describe ways in which financial institutions can assist in the management of personal finances

Benefits and Costs of Working: explain the benefits and costs of working