Work studies / Year 9 and 10 / Option 5: Gender and work

Curriculum content descriptions

Investigate the effects of socialisation and culture on education and career choices (ACWOP052)

  • examining ‘traditional’ perceptions of male and female and the impact of stereotyping and expectations on education and career choices in society
  • identifying the factors contributing to the perpetuation of these perceptions and formulating ideas to redress the perceptions
  • reflecting on own perceptions and misconceptions relating to education and career choices and how these may inhibit personal choices and options
  • revising career preferences and plans by expanding the range of career and course options being considered to include non-traditional options on the basis of gender
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Work (Labour),  Gender discrimination

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