GENERIC OVERVIEW OF SUBJECT STATEMENTS Outcomes of the Info Session Teachers are familiar with: the design features of the NCS the alignment between GET and FET the key principles and values underpinning the NCS the need for INSET training the context of the Subject Statements the ICT links
KEY PRINCIPLES AND VALUES UNDERPINNING THE NCS u Social transformation u Outcomes-base education u Integration and applied competence u High knowledge and high skills u Progression u Human rights, inclusivity, environmental and social justice u Articulation and Portability u Valuing indigenous knowledge systems u Credibility, quality and efficiency
Contextualising the Subject Statement FET NCS Overview Key features Curriculum changes in Grades 10 - 12 Principles & Design features Principles of the NCS Structure & design features LPGs Inclusive Education Barriers to learning Qualification & Assessment Purpose of FET Rules of Combination FETC promotion requirements Time allocation for LPs Qualification & Assessment QualificationsAssessment Policy framework Type of qualification Composition of FETC FET promotion requ. Classification of subj field Rules of combination Types of assessment Collecting evidence Recording & reporting Qualification for FETC promotion Barriers to learning Time allocation for LPs Subject Statement Scope LO, AS, Content & Context Assessment
NQF Organising Fields for schools Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology Mechanical Technology Electrical Technology Engineering Graphics & Design Civil Technology ( newly developed ) Communication & Language Studies Arts & Culture Business, Commerce and Management studies Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology Human and Social Studies and Second Additional Languages Physical, Mathematical, Computer, Life Agricultural Sciences
Key Features of the subject Definition Scope Purpose Educational & Career links Learning Outcomes Assessment Standards
Embedded are: problem solving; safety awareness of HIV & AIDS; communication techniques; CAD software; develop practical competency; apply civil principles, concepts & processes Scope Civil Engineering, Materials Engineering, Architecture, Quantity Surveying, Land Surveying, City Planning, Draughting, Building Construction, Carpentry & Joinery, etc Educational & Career links Improving the build environment taking cognisance of social & environmental factors Definition IMPACTS ON: Learning Outcomes and Assessment Standards Development of essential life skills through: information-processing, social and co-operative interaction, management,communication, problem-solving, making and evaluating Expose learners to: high knowledge & skills, values & attitudes, infuse COs & DOs to promote human rights and identify and solve problems Purpose
LO 2 Problem-solving Subject Overview and Interrelationships of the FOUR LOs Knowledge and understanding Technology Society and the Environment Impact of Technological advancement on society and the environment Assessment Standards APPLICATION LO 3 LO 1 LO 4 Technological Process Investigate Evaluate Design Make Communicate ACCESS & DATA PROCESS CONCEPTS - materials and properties - tools & equipment - safety - forces - operating systems - joining - processes ( man. constr.)
Content Overview Falls in the category of General Pathway Founded on concepts common to existing subjects ie; Woodwork, Woodworking, Bricklaying & Plastering, Plumbing & Sheet-metalwork, Building Construction and Technika Civil Broad based subject - no specialisation Theoretical & Practical contexts covering eg; processes, concepts and principles, safety, forces, CAD, tools & equipment, materials, safety & systems.
Learning Outcomes and Assessment Standards LO 1: Technology, Society and the Environment LO 2: The Technological Process LO 3: Knowledge and Understanding LO 4: Application of Knowledge AS per grade and per Learning outcome Constitutes the minimum standards are criteria providing evidence what learners should know and can do
LO 1: Technological Processes and Skills` Links between LA and Subject Technology Civil Technology LO 2: Technological Knowledge and Understanding LO 3: Technology Society and the Environment LO 1: Technology, Society and the Environment LO 2: The Technological Process LO 3: Knowledge and Understanding LO 4: Application of Knowledge
ICT links Information and Communication Technologies supporting the National Curriculum Statement through e-Learning
WHY INSET ? Significant curriculum change Must be ready for 2006 - Grade 10 Confident teacher to deliver the new curriculum
WAY FORWARD Field testing of new Engineering Technology subjects Visit the WCEDs web-site http:// curriculum.wcape.school. za THANK YOU
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