Teaching Life Orientation provides an interactive, practical, and trusted resource written by South African academics and practising teachers.
- Case studies, examples and research focussing on a South African context.
- The 'Prism Break' theory which is a personality-assessment tool to help you to know, understand and embrace your unique self.
- The Brain Buddy which is a thread throughout the book and helps students to understand the concept of metacognition, structures the content, and creates a map whereby the student can navigate and engage with the content of each chapter.
- References to Life Orientation topics for the Senior and FET Phases as outlined in the Life Orientation CAPS document.
Part 1: How to be a Life Orientation teacher: Thinking yourself into the role
2Self-awareness: The Prism Break Programme
4The Life Orientation teacher as educator
5The Life Orientation teacher and counselling
Part 2: Successful application in the five key areas of Life Orientation at Senior and FET Phases
7Development of the self in society
8Health, social and environmental responsibility
9Constitutional rights and responsibilities
11Careers and career choices
This book is suitable for in-service teachers studying for an Advanced Certificate in Education (ACE) or an Advanced Diploma in Education (ADE) as well as a B.Ed qualification.