Subject Details - 9 Life Skills For Lads

Learning Area
Responsible Living
Subject Length
1 semester
Subject Overview
An exciting, challenging and very practical lifestyle course especially designed for boys.
Students develop skills necessary for independent living through:
     Planning and preparing quick, nutritious meals
     Developing an understanding of kitchen 'language'
     eveloping basic outdoor skills such as setting up a camp site, navigation or orienteering
     Learning about and discussing a range of male-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
     Outdoor survival skills
     Self Esteem/Emotional intelligence
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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