Being an active participant

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Being an active participant

Early Years Learning Framework

Outcome 2: Children connect with and contribute to their world

Listening and negotiation

A child broadens their sense of belonging to groups and communities. They:

  • become aware of the reciprocal rights and responsibilities necessary for active community participation
  • explore their own and others’ cultures and the similarities and differences among people
  • become aware of bias and stereotyping and respond to diversity with respect
  • become aware of fairness.

Positive relationships

A child becomes increasingly independent and interdependent. They:

  • interact in relation to others with care, empathy and respect
  • are socially responsible and show respect for environments
  • explore interactions between people and environments.