Presentation on theme: "NCEA Business Studies Level one 2010 550 students sat 1700 standards. mixed courses common. Level two 2011 being taught now / numbers unknown. mixed courses."— Presentation transcript:
NCEA Business Studies Level one students sat 1700 standards. mixed courses common. Level two 2011 being taught now / numbers unknown. mixed courses still common. Level three ???
Business Themes Business Formation Functions of Business People in Business Business Management Business Environment Themes run through all three levels Increasing complexity of content
Learning Objectives Developed outside NZC Two LO at each level – LO1 relates to internal operations and external environment of a business. – LO2 relates to practical experience of planning and running a business.
Level 6 Learning Objectives LO 1 -U nderstand how, as a result of internal and external factors, New Zealand small business owners make operational decisions that have consequences for the success of their businesses. LO2-Plan, carry out, and then review a one-off business activity, basing recommendations for the future on market feedback.
Level 7 Learning Objectives LO1 - Explore how and why large businesses in New Zealand make operational decisions in response to internal and factors. LO2 - Plan,, take to market, review and then refine a business activity incorporating a community well-being focus, basing recommendations for the future on market feedback.
Level 8 learning Objectives (draft) LO1 - Analyse how and why businesses in New Zealand operating in the national and global markets make operational and strategic decisions in response to interacting internal and external factors. LO2 - Plan, take to market, review and then refine an innovative, sustainable business activity; analyse the activity and its success in the market place.
Level step ups LevelFuture focusContextAssessments 6 Enterprise Sustainability Small business Local business 3 external (3x4=12 credits) 3 internal (2x3 = 6) Carry out business (1x6= 6) 7 Enterprise Sustainability Citizenship Regional or national significance 3 external (3x4 = 12 credits) 3 internal (2 x 3 = 6) Carry out & refine (1x9 = 9) 8 Enterprise Sustainability Citizenship Globalisation International / global operation 3 external (3x4 = 12 credits) 4 internal (3x3=9) Carry out innovative&sustainable (1X9=9)
Maori business concepts included ‘where relevant’ This means a business that identifies itself as a Maori business for a number of possible reasons. – Being owned by Maori – Fully or substantially controlled by Maori – Operating according to Maori culture and values ( traditional or contemporary)
Maori business concepts Five concepts (only) across all level two and three – Tikanga (meaning,customs,obligation) – Puutake ( origin, reason for being) – Tuuranga (anchor, position, foundation) – Kaititakitanga (guardianship / future generations) – Rangatiratanga (leadership & authority)
Business Studies = Econ + Acc Marketing, Management & People topics – are the difference. Management is a meta-cognitive activity. – Self is at the centre of Management & Leadership. – Knowledge leads to different individual outcomes.
Thinking Styles Change Econ & Acc – Mostly analytical and judgemental thinking. – Seeking to find one right answer. – Objectivity is important. Business Studies – Increasing need for ‘design’ thinking. – Seeking to find one of several possible answers. – Creativity, energy & emotion are important. – Subjectivity is normal
Group Work = Collaboration Explicit teaching of collaboration skills. Attention given to assessing of collaboration skills such as; – Delivering what you say you will – Checking for shared understanding – Giving informed and considered opinions – Resolves conflicts (or tries to) – Works to agreed quality standards
Best Evidence Synthesis Pedagogy (more details on handout from BES doc) Connection – to lives & culture of students. Alignment – of experience to desired outcomes / embed assessments where possible / medium is the message. Community – a learning community of and for students / freedom/ teacher as facilitator. Interest – differentiated learning/ student centred & managed where possible.
Main concept = Enterprise Positive attitude/can-do attitude. We all are different/ what do we bring? Seligman.. Positive Psychology – happiness/strengths-and-virtues/ happiness/strengths-and-virtues/ Keirsey temperament sorter. –
Main concept = Enterprise Creative/what if ?/open-minded thinking – Tony Ryans Thinkers keys ed.net/viewfile.php/1652/file/38/28070/PrimaryTeach ersUK.pdf ed.net/viewfile.php/1652/file/38/28070/PrimaryTeach ersUK.pdf – De Bono Six Hats mkk.school.nz/Cache/Pictures/666545/3_Picture_4.pn g&imgrefurl=http://www.mkk.school.nz/Site/Learning_ MKK/Think mkk.school.nz/Cache/Pictures/666545/3_Picture_4.pn g&imgrefurl=http://www.mkk.school.nz/Site/Learning_ MKK/Think.
Main concept = Enterprise Early prototyping/practical steps. – Tom Wujic -The marshmallow challenge – Wikipedia – Richard Mayo –Protobuild
Main concept = Enterprise Collaborative working style. Ministry of Education resources guides/Secondary-middle-leaders/Past-editions/Facilitating- shared-learning/Effective-teaching-and-learning/Classroom- cooperative-le guides/Secondary-middle-leaders/Past-editions/Facilitating- shared-learning/Effective-teaching-and-learning/Classroom- cooperative-le TXB workshop info. – see attached sheet.
QUESTION ? Does enterprise = entrepreneurship ? – Is the goal of NCEA Business Studies to create entrepreneurs? – If so, is that a responsible goal for those who will fail – and most will on the road to success. – “For the next trick, I’ll need a volunteer”
Future Focus (level 1) Enterprise – Features of entrepreneurial behaviour – Links to key competency set from NZC Sustainability Resource classification – pyramid diagram – Four aspects – environmental /economic /social/ cultural sustainability sustainability
Future Focus (level 2) Citizenship – Citizenship skills Reasoning, collaborating, communicating, presenting, debating. – Citizenship dispositions/attitudes Empathising, tolerating, reflecting, being open-minded. – Citizenship outcomes Students are aware of personal and social significance of learning as a basis for action.
Future Focus (level 3) Globalisation – Impact of communication and transport technologies / institutional arrangements. – Important trading nations for NZ – Thinking globally (tki resource book) – and_learning/effective_teaching_in_social_studies/social_ inquiry/thinking_globally_2 and_learning/effective_teaching_in_social_studies/social_ inquiry/thinking_globally_2
Experiential Learning Experiencing – working with knowledge to solve problems/ create new understandings. ( resources provided/ problems set) Reflecting on experience – creating memory. Generalising learning –making predictions. Transfer of learning to new situations.