Australian Curriculum Teaching Resources


Explore how success, challenge and failure strengthen identities


  • exploring factors that support personal achievement and development of personal identities, such as the influence of family, friends and school (Skills: Personal and Social Capability)
  • suggesting ways to respond positively to challenges and failure, such as using self-talk, early help-seeking behaviours, and optimistic thinking (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)
  • persisting with new activities and examining how success through persistence can have positive outcomes and strengthen identities (Skills: Personal and Social Capability)
  • explaining how meeting challenges makes them feel good about themselves and builds confidence to try new things (Skills: Personal and Social Capability)
  • talking about how overcoming a challenge or adversity can unite a group of diverse people (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Intercultural Understanding)

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