Physical education (KRO01‑05)
Health and life skills
In physical education the interdisciplinary topic of health and life skills refers to promoting good mental and physical health and giving the pupils tools to make responsible life choices. The subject shall promote a positive self-image which can give the pupils a stable identity. The subject shall help the pupils to acquire knowledge about different perspectives on movement activities and health. The pupils shall also learn to treat health as a resource in a way that benefits each individual, and learn to make choices that are good for their own and others’ health throughout life.
Democracy and citizenship
In physical education the interdisciplinary topic of health and life skills refers to promoting the ability to interact in activities, and to reflecting on what one’s own participation and efforts mean for interaction and learning in the subject. The subject shall contribute to giving the pupils knowledge about and understanding of democratic values and rules through co-participation, co-responsibility and cooperation in interaction with others. The subject shall also help the pupils to practise in thinking critically, learning to deal with differences of opinion and respecting disagreement.
In physical education the interdisciplinary topic of sustainability refers to experiencing nature with emphasis on safe and sustainable outdoor life nature wandering. The subject shall contribute to understanding that the choices each person makes have an impact on and consequences for sustainable development and the protection of life on Earth, locally, regionally and globally.