The explicit characteristic is about making conscious for both learner and educator the relationships between the learning purpose and processes employed and the skills and understandings these processes support.
- plan for and understand the curriculum intent that underpins each learning experience
- clearly articulate the curriculum intent that underpins each learning experience for the children
- respond to children by clearly linking curriculum intent to child initiated/negotiated learning experiences
- provide feedback to children to connect them with the strengths of their current learning and then co-construct future learning goals.
- have a clear understanding about the curriculum intent of each learning experience
- understand that child-initiated/negotiated learning experiences have a clear learning purpose
- receive feedback about their learning connecting them with their strengths
- have clear learning goals.
"In sum, supportive relationships and learning-related skills that include social, emotional, cognitive and physical skills assist children to adjust to the behavioural and academic demands they encounter at school."