46145710_INFO_SESSION_MATHS

46145710_INFO_SESSION_MATHS - FET National Curriculum...

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MATHEMATICS AND MATHEMATICAL LITERACY BEYOND 2006 Information Session FET National Curriculum Statements (Schools)
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2006 AND BEYOND Mathematics and Mathematical Literacy Replaces: Mathematics HG & SG Additional mathematics Commercial mathematics Functional mathematics Gr. 10 in 2006 Gr. 11 in 2007 Gr. 12 in 2008
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OUTCOMES for Info. Session understanding of the the principles of the NCS understanding of the link between GET learning areas and FET NCS subjects. understanding of the design features of the NCS subjects understanding of the alignment between GET and FET
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OUTCOMES (cont) Identify learning needs for teachers in terms of new content/skills and ICT. Identify possible teaching and learning support material (printed materials and software).
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PRINCIPLES of the NCS Social transformation: - redress of imbalances Outcomes-based education: - Learner-centredness - Active learning approach - Outcomes: COs & DOs & LOs - Integrate learning/teaching and assessment High knowledge and high skills: - high expectations - NCS specifies the minimum standards of knowledge and skills to be achieved at each grade
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PRINCIPLES Articulation : relationship between qualifications (FET & HE) Portability : parts of qualification are transferable (20 credits) Integration and applied competence - within and across subjects and leaning fields - integration of knowledge and skills across subjects and terrains of practice for achieving applied competence - promotes integrated learning of theory, practice and reflection Progression - process of developing more advanced and complex knowledge and skills - progression from one grade to another
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PRINCIPLES Human rights, inclusivity, environmental and social justice - sensitive to issues of diversity such as poverty, inequality, race, gender, language, age, disability - an inclusive approach by specifying minimum requirements for all learners (development of appropriate LP) Credibility, quality and efficiency - comparable in quality, breath, and depth to those of other countries Valuing indigenous knowledge systems - recognise the wide diversity of knowledge systems - Indigenous knowledge systems embedded in African thinking and social practices have been infused in NCS - problem solving & constructing knowledge
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DESIGN FEATURES Learning field A category that serves as a home for cognate subjects.
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course MATH 110 taught by Professor Staff during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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