Presentation on theme: "Session 1 overview & planning"— Presentation transcript:
1 Session 1 overview & planning M Melanie LewisMCED18 August 2012
2 House RulesSample text books and koki’s on table remain on table Sign attendance registerFacilitiesCell phonesRespect for participantsBe punctualNote questions: park them
3 Overview Principles of strengthened NCS: Social Transformation, Active and Critical learning, High Knowledge & Skills, Progression & content, Human Rights & Inclusivity, Value of Indigenous Knowledge, Credibility, quality & efficiencyDocuments to be used with CAPS
4 National Protocol for Assessment Management of SBA P4-6Definitions of Assessment TerminologyAssessment of NCS. P7-12Requirements for Final End-year- Exams. P13Assessment of learners with special needs P 35-37Registration of additional subjects P13-14Management of School leaner profiles P32-34Principles of Recording and Reporting P17-24Management of School Assessment Records P26-31Absenteeism from Exams and SBA P 15-16Requirements for Teacher files P25
5 National Policy Pertaining to the Progression and Promotion Requirements of the National Curriculum Statements Grades R – 12Certification Requirements NSC. P 51-53Definitions of Assessment TerminologyDuration of NSC. PEntrance Requirements to FET. P 30Approved Subjects. P 59Concessions for Immigrants. P40- 42Programme Requirements Gr P 31Supplementary Exams. P 54NSC endorsement for learners with Barriers. P 43-47Time allocation per subject. P.50-51Provisos for FET: Subjects presented. PChanging subjects in Gr 10, 11 and 12. P48-49Promotion requirements Gr 10 – 12. PAssessment Gr PAssessment Gr. 12. P 38Concessions for learners with learning Barriers. P42-43Recording and Reporting. P
6 CAPS DOCUMENT Aims of the NCS. P 5 Adapted NCS Principles. P4 Time Allocation per subject per Grade. P 9Definitions of Informal and Formal. Assessment. P 44Overview of Topics. P 10Weighting of Topics. P 8Examination guidelines plus Time and Marks allocation. PRequirements to offer subject. P 9Programme of Assessment. P 45Annual Teaching Plan. PExplanation of forms of assessment P 47
7 Overview Documents repealed: Purpose of Business Studies LPG & SAG – as per year of implementationPurpose of Business StudiesEnvisaged learnersMain topics & weighting ( EVRO)Importance of planning and lesson preparationResources LTSMText Books(Approved catalogue)
8 Four main Topics Business Environment Business Venture 25% Business RolesBusiness Operations
9 Planning Planning is important and necessary For accountability to parents, officials and other stakeholdersA proper Annual Teaching Plan gives teachers a plan in terms of content, resources, assessment, starting and completion timeA proper lesson preparation must state the topic covered, date started and completed, textbook/ resources used, and assessment. See example below
10 Teacher File (5 min) What is the importance of a teacher file? Each teacher must keep a single file for planning and moderation purposes.What are the essential requirements of a teacher file?The file must consist of:Annual work schedule/Annual teaching planA record of starting of the lesson and completion date.Assessment Plan
11 Teacher File Formal Assessment Tasks and memoranda Indication of Textbook(s) and any other resources to be usedRecord sheets containing learners’ marks for each formal assessment taskAny intervention that is planned by the teacher to assist learners especially those who are experiencing barriers to learning.
12 Specific Resources used per Topic/sub topic PlanningSUBJECT: _________________________ GRADE: ______ TERM: ___TopicContentDate startedCompletion dateSpecific Resources used per Topic/sub topicAssessment (specifics – refer to templates, examples, etc in teacher working file)Lesson preparation in the teacher’s working file.Learner books as evidence of teaching and learning processRecording and reporting of learner performance as evidenceHint: Annual teaching plan can be adapted for this purpose(completely optional)
13 Resources (5 min)Resources to offer Business Studies as a subject are the responsibility of the school.Each learner should have:a textbookstationeryother relevant resources.The teacher should have:a variety of textbooks for referencea Partnership’s Articles of AssociationLegislation, e.g. :Companies Act, 71 of 2008,Employment Equity Act No. 55 of 1998,Intellectual Property Act No. 51 of 2008National Credit Act No. 34 of 2005,Consumer Protection Act No. 68 of 2008,Basic Conditions of Employment Act No. 75 of 1997,
14 Resources Labour Relations Act No. 66 of 1995, Black Economic Empowerment Act No.53 of 2003,Skills Development Act No.97 of 1998,Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act No. 130 of 1993,Hire Purchase Act,Long-term Insurance Act 52 of 1998,Short-term Insurance Act 53 of 1998, etc.Memorandum of Incorporation (MOI) - new founding document of a companySpecimen of contract formsBank brochuresBusiness and financial magazinesCorporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Policy – any companyThe King Code of Governance for South Africa 2009
15 Textbooks/LTSM effective tool for teaching and learning presents all the topics in the content overviewknowledge and concepts are well scaffolded to provide understanding and insightvariety of activities/ exercises that are clear and address different cognitive levels.Insert pictures of textbooks on approved list.NB: Each learner should have a textbook per subject to take home to study and do homework.
16 Grade 11 Approved Books – Catalogue Via Afrika Business Studies Grade 11Fast Track Business Studies Grade 11Platinum Business Studies 11Solutions for all Grade 11Focus Business Studies Grade 11Enjoy Business Studies Grade 11Business Studies for Young Grade 11Geniet Besigheidstudies Graad 11Via Afrika Besigheidsstudies Graad 11
17 Activity Instructions: You have 15 min to complete the activity In groups of 4 working on the ATP template provided please do the following:What are the skills that learners can acquire from Business Studies?Mention the four main Business Studies topics and their weighting.Using your CAPS document pg.23 – 31, study the Annual Teaching Plan by completing the following:Identify new grade 11 contentIdentify the content moved from other grades to Grade 11Identify the different Business Studies topics per term.4. Comment on the progression of content from one grade to another.You have 15 min to complete the activity5 min to report back.