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Work studies / Year 9 / Skills for learning and work / Work skills

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Curriculum content descriptions

Explain the importance of teamwork and collaboration in school, community and work-related contexts (ACWSCL009)

Elaborations
  • practising techniques for establishing connections with others and building positive relationships in a range of contexts
  • identifying the skills needed to work collaboratively
  • identifying projects for which teamwork is well suited and determining how to assign team roles
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Social networking

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Leadership development

The Leadership Development program is designed to support Indigenous students preparing to enter the world of work. Films and interviews feature stories of successful Indigenous people and focus explicitly on teaching core employability skills such as communication, teamwork, enterprise and problem solving. Resources are ...

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PreVET

The PreVet program is designed for students in the middle years and explores ideas around work culture and the value of literacy and numeracy in working life. It is a vast, multi-layered website providing student and teacher resources promoting job pathways for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people in remote northern ...

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In digestion

Follow the passage of food through the human body. Select foods and drinks and decide how to digest them. For example, choose to chew, to add saliva to the mouth or add gastric juices to the stomach. Watch how the body reacts to changes. Find out more about digestion along the way and answer questions.

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Virtually avoiding disaster

Sharing experiences, photographs and opinions via social media has taken the world by storm. In this clip from 2013, we see social media networks being embraced by a new set of users who believe that it can save lives during natural disasters. But should we be concerned about their potential for misuse?

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Evolving English: the role of social media

How many times have you heard teenagers berated for using the term 'like'? Yet this term has existed at least since 1586 when the term, 'Yon man is like out of his mind' was written into history. The truth is, our language is constantly evolving, with new words added, others dying off and some resurfacing again. In this ...

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Fast trains

A proposed fast train route between Sydney and Canberra could cut down rail travel times from nearly five hours to one. The project is costly and won't be available for about 20 years. Will the economic, social and environmental benefits of such a project be worth the costs?

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Digital citizenship

Digital citizenship is a suite of resources for Stage 5 students to support safe online behaviour. This resource includes game-based learning, lessons, videos, and parent and teacher support materials.

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Dash4Cache - Digital Citizenship

A page with a focus on geocaching and QR codes. Contains activities and links to stimulus material. One of a series of laptop-friendly digital citizenship resources.

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Netiquette: Digital Citizenship

A page with a focus on online behaviour and how others perceive you when social networking. Contains activities and links to stimulus material. One of a series of laptop-friendly, digital citizenship resources.

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Digital friendships: Digital Citizenship

A resource for Stage 3 students with a focus on safe social networking and online chatting. Contains activities and links to stimulus material. Digital citizenship resource.