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Parent Education Course Writer's Guide/Model of culture/Table 1


Cultural dimension Family culture School culture Youth culture
Perseverance in the pursuit of goals
(during play or during selected tasks)
Curiosity and experimentation or disinterest
Drawing conclusions from successes and failures
Confidence in the effectiveness of one's own actions (self-efficacy)
Focus on longer-term objectives (reward delay)
Encouragement rather than discouragement as a result of failures or marginal partial successes
Individualism (individual incentives) or collectivism (group incentives)
Egocentrism or collective intelligence (e.g. mentoring)
Femininity (by principle of equality, conflict resolution, orientation to holism and quality of life) or masculinity (competitive orientation)