Economics and business / Year 9 / Economics and Business Knowledge and Understanding

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Curriculum content descriptions

The changing roles and responsibilities of participants in the Australian or global workplace (ACHEK042)

Elaborations
  • identifying the responsibilities of various participants in a particular workplace (for example, employers, employees, industrial organisations or state, territory and Commonwealth governments)
  • examining changes to the roles of employees in the workplace (for example, the increasing encouragement for workers to show initiative or act as intrapreneurs)
  • identifying employer responsibilities to workers and the government (for example, superannuation, paid parental leave, income tax, company tax or the Goods and Services Tax (GST))
  • discussing the responsibilities of government in improving the conditions of workers (for example, work health and safety, equal employment opportunity, anti-discrimination laws)
General capabilities
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
ScOT terms

Working conditions,  Industrial relations,  Affirmative action

Teacher resource

MoneySmart: money management kit

This is a kit about financial and consumer literacy for use by those who work with people with English as an additional language of dialect (EALD) recently arrived in Australia. It contains detailed programs of adult instruction, factsheets, audio stories, and videos for 10 topics: household budgets, saving money, paying ...

Teacher resource

MoneySmart: How can we obtain more money?

This is a year 9 mathematics unit of work about making money. Intended to take about ten hours, the unit consists of six sets of student tasks supported by teacher notes. Tasks include investigating part-time work; surveying class members about the hours they work; using a spreadsheet; calculating earnings and interest; ...

Interactive Resource

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 ...

Interactive Resource

MoneySmart: Rookie for educators

This is a suite of resources about making smart financial decisions in six situations where a young person assumes full adult responsibility for the first time. These include buying a car, borrowing money, owning a mobile phone, moving out of home, shopping online, and managing their first job. Resources for each situation ...

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MoneySmart: classroom resources

This is a collection of seven videos about financial and consumer issues that affect young people. Five of the videos show young people dealing with the mistakes they have made in maxing out their credit cards, buying a car, moving out of home, taking their first job, or shopping online. The secondary school simulation ...