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Work Studies

Year 9
Satisfactory

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Portfolio summary

This portfolio of student work shows that the student can understand the importance and components of self-directed and lifelong learning (WS1). The student can investigate the skills and personal qualities associated with a range of occupations (WS1, WS2, WS3, WS4) and explain the importance of teamwork and collaboration. They are able to identify the types and purposes of communication in workplaces, including social media. They can explain the relationships between self-awareness and career planning resources (WS4). They can investigate the changes occurring in work, workplaces and work-related relationships and the factors contributing to the changes. They can identify opportunities associated with these changes. The student can identify the contribution of diverse cultures to work and workplaces. They can describe formal and informal recruitment processes.

The student can plan and implement strategies to improve their learning and strengthen their individual learning skills. They can research and analyse information, organise teams, and communicate effectively using appropriate types of communications in a given context (WS2, WS4). They are able to research and filter relevant career information resources (WS2, WS4). They can create career scenarios and identify the skills to manage career transitions (WS1). They can collect and evaluate data and information to draw conclusions about changes to work arrangements (WS3) and their potential impact on their future. The student can synthesise data and information to form reasoned conclusions (WS1, WS4). They can present their findings and explanations (WS2, WS4).

Curriculum version: 8.1