Subject Details - 9 Life Skills For Lads / Ladies

Learning Area
Responsible Living
Subject Length
1 semester
Subject Overview
An exciting, challenging and very practical lifestyle course especially designed for boys or girls with a strong community focus.
Students develop skills necessary for independent living through:
• Budgeting for everyday life
• Developing basic outdoor skills such as setting up a camp site, navigation or orienteering
• Learning about and discussing a range of male or female related health issues – physical, mental and social.
• Teamwork and communication challenges
• Overnight camping experience
• Developing emotional intelligence

Focus Of Learning
Topics may include:
• Communication and teamwork
• Budgeting
• Self Esteem/Emotional intelligence
• Community Volunteering
• Skills in textiles / fashion
• Overnight Camp

Evidence Of Learning
A variety of tasks allow students to develop knowledge, skills and understanding through…..

TEAMWORK AND COLLABORATION - Through food practical activities, group work and practical lessons.

INNOVATION AND CREATIVITY - Through applying new knowledge in team situations.

CRITICAL THINKING AND PROBLEM SOLVING - In applying knowledge learnt to a practical situation.

EFFECTIVE ORAL AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATION - working as a team, presenting research findings to the class, presentation of written investigations and evaluations.

KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING - through practical application, written and oral communication
$100.00 – includes overnight camp and cooking ingredients.

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