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    You will be examined on the topic:

    "World of Work"

    It is the PURPLE TOPIC in your VIA AFRIKA Textbook.

    "Different Learning Styles" Page numbers 52 - 55

    "Identify and apply own learning style" pages 66 - 69

    "Six career categories" and "The role of work in relation to South Africa's social and economic needs" pages 76 - 85

    "Relationship between performamance in school subjects, interests and abilities" and "The decision-making process" pages 118 - 127

    Remember to bring your CRITICAL THOUGHT. You can do it!


      For your exam preparation make sure that you learn about "DEVELOPMENT OF SELF IN SOCIETY" in your LO textbooks (VIA AFRIKA). 

      Make sure that you look through and understand the work covered in weeks 1-9 in the textbook AND the resources on MOODLE (Highlighted)

      Examples of Concepts covered (there will be more concepts that relate to the development of your self in society - make sure you understand these concepts and are able to discuss them in short essays:

      Self-concept formation and Self-Motivation (self-image, factors, Self-talk etc)

      Sexuality (Understanding your sexuality, influence of friends and peers, "norms", cultural values, social pressures, problem solving etc) 

      Relationships and friendships at home, school and in the community. (Initiating relationships, sustaining relationships, problem solving, communication etc)

      It is advised that you do extra reading on the subject of "THE DEVELOPMENT OF SELF IN SOCIETY" in order to have a better understanding.

      Remember that while your opinion is valid and encouraged - you need to back up what you are saying.

    • Self-concept formation and self-motivation

      In this unit you will learn about:

      • factors that influence self-concept formation and self-motivation: media, environment, friends and peers, family, culture, religion and community
      • positive self-talk: individuality, uniqueness and personal achievements
      • strategies and skills to extend personal potential.