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Year level 9-12 Enterprise Economics and business

Launch digiactivity

Students talk to their boss about various aspects of employment, such as tax and super, and payslips.

Students:

The conversational tool supports the students to develop confidence when they have questions for their boss. It also highlights the importance of asking questions to find out what different terminology means on their payslip.

Curriculum alignment

Year 9

Learning area: Economics and Business

Content descriptions

Strand: Knowledge and Understanding

  • The changing roles and responsibilities of participants in the Australian or global workplace (ACHEK042)

Strand: Economics and Business Skills

  • Sub-strand: Economic reasoning, decision-making and application
    • Apply economics and business knowledge, skills and concepts in familiar, new and hypothetical situations (ACHES047)

Learning area: Work Studies

Content descriptions

Strand: Career and Life Design

  • Sub-strand: Gaining and keeping work
    • Identify the importance of rights and responsibilities for employers and workers (ACWSCL019)

Year 10

Learning area: Economics and Business

Content descriptions

Strand: Economics and Business Skills

  • Sub-strand: Economic reasoning, decision-making and application
    • Apply economics and business knowledge, skills and concepts in familiar, new and hypothetical situations (ACHES059)

General capabilities

Level 6: Typically, by the end of Year 10, students:

  • Literacy:
    • navigate, read and view a wide range of more demanding subject- specific texts with an extensive range of graphic representations
    • listen to a range of extended spoken and audio texts and respond to, interpret and evaluate ideas, information and opinions
    • interpret and evaluate information within and between texts, comparing and contrasting information using comprehension strategies
    • use comprehensive knowledge of the structure and features of learning area texts to comprehend and compose complex texts in innovative ways, using conventions for citing others
  • Critical and Creative Thinking
    • pose questions to critically analyse complex issues and abstract ideas
    • clarify complex information and ideas drawn from a range of sources
  • Personal and Social Capability
    • articulate their personal value system and analyse the effects of actions that repress social power and limit the expression of diverse view
  • Intercultural Understanding
    • critique the use of stereotypes and prejudices in texts and issues concerning specific cultural groups at national, regional and global levels

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