Topic 1: Multicultural skills

Multicultural skills

Social and interpersonal skills enable educators to navigate social situations, read social cues, demonstrate compassion and empathy for others, work collaboratively with others, and resolve interpersonal conflicts.

Emotional competencies enable educators to recognise and manage emotions, understand others’ emotions and perspectives, and cope with frustration.

Cognitive skills include attitudes and beliefs that guide educators’ sense of self and approaches to supporting as well as executive functioning (working memory, attention control, and flexibility), and inhibition and planning