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  1. 1. WORLD OF WORK GRADE 9 LESSON PRESENTATION BY MR. MODISAKENG
  2. 2. WHAT ARE THE AVAILABE OPTIONS FOR A GRADE 9 LEARNER http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-0BQy6UTG- KE/UtRQWXlH7eI/AAAAAAAAAhM/N3_ek6UVaDg/s16 00/Graduation.jpg
  3. 3. 1. CONTINUE WITH SCHOOL  Continuing with school allows the learner the opportunity to obtain the National Senior Certificate (NSC)  In the senior phase a learner is required:  Minimum of 7 subjects  2 official languages  Life Orientation (compulsory subject)  To choose between Mathematics or Mathematical literacy  To choose three subjects of their choice https://live.staticflickr.com/4054/51671795 48_66505dc897_b.jpg
  4. 4.  For a learner to pass their final year of school (Grade 12/Matric)  A minimum OF 40 % average IS REQUIRED 40 %+ in their Home language, 40 %+ in two other subjects And 30 %+ in three other subjects https://live.staticflickr.com/4054/5167179548 _66505dc897_b.jpg This Photo by Unknown Author is licensed under CC BY-ND
  5. 5. SUBJECTS IN THE SENIOR PHASE  Mathematics  Mathematical Literacy  Technology:  Computer Applied Technologies  Information Technology  Sciences:  Physical Sciences  Life Sciences https://static.pexels.com/photos/256517/pexels-photo-256517.jpeg
  6. 6. SUBJECTS IN THE SENIOR PHASE  Human and Social Sciences:  Geography  History  Life Orientation  Tourism  Business, Commerce and Management: Studies:  Accounting  Business Studies  Economics https://get.pxhere.com/photo/table-book-read-wood-living-room-furniture-room-paper- interior-design-pages-leaves-literature-study-library-design-books-learn-know-browse-book- pages-774003.jpg
  7. 7. SUBJECTS IN THE SENIOR PHASE  Languages:  Official South African Languages Home Language 1 or 2 Additional official South African Languages  Culture & Arts :  Visual Arts  Dance  Music https://pixnio.com/free-images/objects/books/stack-of-books- topped-by-pair-of-eyeglasses.jpg
  8. 8. 2. ATTEND AN FET COLLEGE  AFTER GRADE 9, A LEARNER MAY BE PERMITTED TO LEAVE SCHOOL IF:  THE LEARNER HAS MET ALL THE REQUIREMENTS TO OBTAIN A GENERAL EDUCATION CERTIFICATE (GEC)  THE LEARNER IS OF THE LEGAL AGE TO LEAVE SCHOOL AT GRADE 9, WHICH IS 16 YEARS AND ABOVE http://www.news.uct.ac.za/images/userfiles/images/new s/2020/2020-08-12_SummerSchool.jpg This Photo by Unknown Author is licensed under CC BY-ND
  9. 9.  General Education Certificate (GEC) is a qualification will receive at the end of Grade 9 which will give them the option of choosing different ways of finishing their time high-school.  Grade 9 learners who pass their GEC will have the option attend a school or even a college that focuses on teaching things like technical science, agriculture, engineering, aviation, mining, media, maritime studies and or even just sport  The GEC Qualification only allows the learner to further studies at Technical and Vocational Education and (TVET) college https://www.publicdomainpictures.net/pictures/270000/velka/graduation- academic-accomplish-a-1535912115uid.jpg
  10. 10. Tertiary Study Funders  Scholarships  Scholarships and bursaries are very similar. Scholarships focus on a particular area, such as academics, sports, cultural. And just like bursaries, scholarships are for paying your tuition  Bursaries  fixed amount of money given to someone to help pay for their studies. This is usually given to people who can’t afford further studies but show commitment to their studies. Bursaries differ in amounts.  the money is not required to be paid back, but there may be an agreement of some sort – usually regarding maintenance of high marks This Photo by Unknown Author is licensed under CC BY-ND http://www.news.uct.ac.za/images/userfiles/images/news/2 018/2018-04-05_Graduation_01.jpg
  11. 11. Tertiary Study Funders  Student loans  Student loans are not very different from normal bank loans.  The bank lends you money, fully expecting you to pay it back, with interest.  You usually pay the loan back only once you start working but must pay the interest on the loan every month while studying.  You need to apply annually, and banks may choose not to renew your loan if your studies are neglected.  The benefit of loans are that the money can be used however you see fit, as opposed to being used only for tuition. https://static.pexels.com/photos/901962/pexels- photo-901962.jpeg
  12. 12. Tertiary Study Funders  University financial aid Universities do try to supply financial aid in the form of bursaries, scholarships and loans. This aid may be withdrawn should your academic performance decline This Photo by Unknown Author is licensed under CC BY https://edpolicyinca.org/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2020- 01/California%E2%80%99s%20High%20School%20Graduation%20Rate_1.jpg?itok=J ng5CIlx
  13. 13. 3. OBTAIN WORK  There are jobs that one can apply for which do not require matric completion  Such as being a Nanny, Photographer, Event planner, Customer service representative, Personal assistant or Driver  Factors to consider when seeking employment:  Area of employment: local, national or international  Duration of employment: Part-time, temporary or permanent work
  14. 14. COMPONENTS OF EMPLOYMENT  The people you work with  How much free time you have to yourself  How much you earn  Job satisfaction  Distance from home  Job security  Stress levels  Time away from home  Working environment and atmosphere
  15. 15. RIGHTS OF EMPLOYEES IN THE WORKPLACE  Employee rights in the workplace protect employees from being treated in such a way that your employer violates your human rights  Employee Rights are in relation to the South African Constitution, of Chapter 2 which is the Bill Of Rights
  16. 16. RIGHTS OF EMPLOYEES IN THE WORKPLACE  The right to privacy, dignity, equality and life  The right not to be subjected to forced Labour  The right to choose your trade, occupation or profession  The right to fair Labour practices  The right to strike and join trade unions https://c.pxhere.com/photos/b1/94/adult_blond_hair_breakfast_meetin g_business_businesswomen_caf_coffee_coffee_shop-1551565.jpg!d
  17. 17. THE LABOUR RELATIONS ACT The Labour Relation Act regulates: the rights of workers to join trade unions The right of employees to strike And it also promotes: Correct procedures for solving disputes in the workplace Employee participation in decision making
  18. 18. THE EMPLOYMENT EQUITY ACT  The Employment Equity Act:  Forbids discrimination in the workplace Aims to redress past discrimination Regulates medical and psychological testing in the workplace  Requires employers to prepare employment equity plans https://img.rawpixel.com/s3fs-private/rawpixel_images/website_content/310-jira1370- chim_1.jpg?bg=transparent&con=3&cs=srgb&dpr=1&fm=jpg&ixlib=php- 3.1.0&q=80&usm=15&vib=3&w=1300&s=f24042b6c8d484660a56104491abb70a
  19. 19. THE BASIC CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT ACT  This includes laws about:  Job contracts & job descriptions  Work hours  Leave  Meal breaks / rest periods  The legal age to start working  When you may be dismissed (fired) https://img.rawpixel.com/s3fs-private/rawpixel_images/website_content/310-jira1370- chim_1.jpg?bg=transparent&con=3&cs=srgb&dpr=1&fm=jpg&ixlib=php- 3.1.0&q=80&usm=15&vib=3&w=1300&s=f24042b6c8d484660a56104491abb70a
  20. 20. THE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT ACT The Skills Development Act aims to:  develop and improve the skills of the South African workforce
  21. 21. Responsibilities of Employees at the Workplace  Employee’s responsibilities protect employers from poor conditions at work and bad behavior.  Responsibilities of Employees at the Workplace  Act honestly and report those who do not.  Work positively and loyally.  Obey all instructions which are reasonable and lawful.  Meet deadline https://pixnio.com/free-images/2018/06/28/2018-06-28-07-34- 32.jpg
  22. 22. OPPORTUNITIES IN THE WORKPLACE  Opportunities vary according to your work and position but bears a lot of thinking when you choose a career. Pay increases and company perks. Equal opportunities. Training and development.
  23. 23. Thank you
  24. 24. REFERENCES  Lily Kotze (20 March 2016). World of Work: Lesson 1. Available from SlideShare at https://www.slideshare.net/LKOTZE/world-of-work-lesson-1 [Accessed: 18 August 2021]  Zodidi Dano (23 November 2020). Minimum Requirements to pass Matric. Available from iol Education Website at https://www.iol.co.za/education/matric/minimum-requirements-to-pass- matric-40e3c12b-5884-4d88-8c19-78f3e8f0b37f [Accessed 18 August 2021]  S.L Mhlabo, A.T Nidd, E.A Rooth, Z Schonken, N Tayi & B.j Wepener. Via Afrika Life Orientation, Grade 9 Learner’s Book; 2013, 1st edition.  General Education Certificate: what does it mean? By Fundi connect blog Staff Reporter November 5, 2019. Available from https://www.fundi.co.za/fundiconnect/general-education-certificate- what-does-it-mean/ 

Editor's Notes

  • Choosing to continue schooling to obtain the National Senior Certificate allows one to further their studies at tertiary institutions such as University, Technikons & Colleges

    All these tertiary institutions have their own requirements for every course/program they offer
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