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Life orientation

Grade 9

My future career

Module 16

Educational/training institutions

Educational/training institutions

1 . University

Courses are more theoretical.

A university training is suitable for the abstract thinker who is looking for a broader knowledge foundation on which to build.

Most professional vocations require university study (doctor, dentist, lawyer, teacher, etc.).

There are strict minimum requirements for admission, and each department has its own requirements.

Matriculation exemption is required.

Degrees and diplomas are obtained at a university.

2 . Technikon

Emphasis is on both theory and practice.

Training for most specialized vocations can be done at a technikon.

Diplomas and technical degrees can be obtained.

Matriculation exemption is not necessary for admission.

Each department has its own entrance requirements.

3 . College

A college is for the person who would like to obtain an academic qualification, but who wants to develop technical skills that are required by the labour market at the same time.

Courses are both theoretical and practical.

Entrepreneurship forms part of most courses.

Certificates and diplomas can be obtained.

Matriculation exemption is not required for admission.

How do i choose my learning areas?

  • Which learning areas do I enjoy?
  • Which learning areas am I good at?
  • In which learning areas am I interested?
  • What do I want to do after school?
  • Which learning areas do I need for that?
  • Do I require matriculation exemption?

Broad guidelines:

Mathematics, Science, Biology for scientific field:

doctor

engineer

technician

technologist

programmer

Economics, Mathematics, Accountancy for business field:

Marketer

accountant

insurance broker

Computer Typing, Business Economics, Economics, Accountancy for business field:

Secretary

business management

administrative clerks

Computer Typing, Business Economics, Economics, Accountancy for business field:

Secretary

business management

administrative clerks

History, Geography, Art, Drama, Languages for humanities:

Chef

actor / artist

teacher

psychologist

social worker

interior decorator

What is matriculation exemption?

  • Learning areas for matric can be on higher Grade or Standard Grade.
  • Higher grade subjects are calculated out of 400, and demand a great deal of insight.
  • Higher grade subjects require 40% for a pass.
  • Standard grade subjects count out of 300 and are based to a great degree on reproducing knowledge.
  • Standard grade subjects require 33,3% for a pass.
  • One needs the following subject combination for matriculation exemption:
  • Two official languages, both on HG.
  • Two more subjects on HG, both from groups other than the languages
  • In other words, 4 HG subjects from 3 different groups
  • The 6 subjects must be selected from 4 different groups
  • Ask the guidance teacher to explain the groups (A-F) of the subjects that are offered at your school.

Profile page

Draw up a profile of yourself based on all the information that you have already gathered of yourself.

PERSONALITY

INTERESTS

BEST LEARNING AREAS AND OTHER KNOWLEDGE

VALUES

OCCUPATIONS OF MY CHOICE

Do the occupations suit your qualities as you have indicated? Give reasons for your answer.

1.

2.

3.

Where will you have to study if you want to follow this career?

Which learning areas will you have to follow in Grade 10-12 if you want to have this vocation?

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

Rubric

DESCRIPTION CODE
Complete understanding of the relationship between different components of person, intelligence, subject choice, occupation and educational / training institution 4
Good understanding of the relationship between different components of person, intelligence, subject choice, occupation and educational / training institution 3
A measure of understanding of the relationship between different components of person, intelligence, subject choice, occupation and educational / training institution 2
No understanding of the relationship between different components of person, intelligence, subject choice, occupation and educational / training institution 1

[LO 5.2]

Assessment

LEARNING OUTCOME 5:
orientation to the world of workThe learner will be able to make informed decisions about further study and career choices.
ASSESSMENT STANDARDS: We know this when the learner:
5.1 researches study and career funding providers;
5.2 motivates own career and study choices;
5.3 critically reflects and reports on opportunities in the workplace;
5.4 discusses rights and responsibilities in the workplace;
5.5 outlines a plan for own lifelong learning.

Questions & Answers

what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
Bharti
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
Daniel
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
Maciej
characteristics of micro business
Abigail
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
Anassong
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
s.
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
Tarell
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
Damian
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
Tarell
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
Virgil
is Bucky paper clear?
CYNTHIA
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Harper
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
s.
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
SUYASH Reply
for screen printed electrodes ?
SUYASH
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
Ebrahim
or in general
Ebrahim
in general
s.
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
tahir
On having this app for quite a bit time, Haven't realised there's a chat room in it.
Cied
what is biological synthesis of nanoparticles
Sanket Reply
what's the easiest and fastest way to the synthesize AgNP?
Damian Reply
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Cied
types of nano material
abeetha Reply
I start with an easy one. carbon nanotubes woven into a long filament like a string
Porter
many many of nanotubes
Porter
what is the k.e before it land
Yasmin
what is the function of carbon nanotubes?
Cesar
I'm interested in nanotube
Uday
what is nanomaterials​ and their applications of sensors.
Ramkumar Reply
what is nano technology
Sravani Reply
what is system testing?
AMJAD
preparation of nanomaterial
Victor Reply
how to synthesize TiO2 nanoparticles by chemical methods
Zubear
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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