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LIFE ORIENTATION

Grade 8

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT AND CAREER ORIENTATION

Module 30

SUBJECT CHOICES THAT ARE SUITED TO PARTICULAR CAREERS

Activity:

To determine the subject areas that are appropriate for different types of careers

[LO 5.1]

Which subject areas at school could lead to the careers discussed in the previous activity?

  • Choose from the following subject areas:

Arts and Culture

Education and Social Sciences

Business and Administration

Science

Table 1
Type of Career Subject Area important for this Career
1.  
2.  
3.  
4.  
5.  
  • Which school subjects would prepare you for a career in each of the above fields?
Table 2
  • Type of Field
  • School Subjects
  • 1. Arts and Culture
 
  • 2. Education and Social Sciences
 
  • 3. Business and Administration
 
  • 4. Science
 

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LO 1

Promotion of HealthThe learner is able to make informed decisions concerning personal, community and environmental health.

We know this when the learner:

1.1 plans an action in which laws and/or policies for protecting environmental health are applied to address an environmental health issue;

1.2 critically analyses the causes of common diseases in relation to socio-economic and environmental factors;

1.4 indicates that he/she is able to take responsible and informed decisions on personal and environmental safety; and;

1.5 examines a health and safety issue related to violence, and proposes alternatives to violence as well as counter-strategies.

Table 3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

LO 2

Social DevelopmentThe learner is able to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to constitutional rights and responsibilities, and to show an understanding of diverse cultures and religions.

We know this when the learner:

2.1 discusses the violation of human rights and plans counter strategies;

2.2 explains how democratic processes can be employed to deal with local problems;

2.3 discusses how he / she would promote nation building in different contexts;

2.4 critically evaluates changes in cultural norms and values in terms of personal and community issues; and

2.5 is able to discuss the contributions made to social development by organisations from within different religions.

LO 5

Orientation with Regard to the World of Work

The learner will be able to make informed decisions about further study and career choices.

We know this when the learner:

5.1 identifies and discusses career and study choices and their corresponding requirements;

5.2 investigates career and study opportunities related to own interests and abilities.

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