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Kilkeel High School, Knockchree Avenue, Kilkeel

Key Stage 3

Education for Employability is delivered to all Key Stage 3 classes. Students attend a 30 minute class each week where they complete individual, paired or group work. Students use a range of ICT applications, watch video clips and participate in thinking activities. Topics covered include Skills and Qualities; Learning Styles; the Local and Global Economy, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship and the World of Work.

 

YEAR 8 LEARNING OUTCOMES

 Local and Global Economy

  • Describe different types of work and investigate the range of employment in the local area, including any changes in employment trends, taking account of the implications for career planning
  • Investigate the local impact of the global market
  • Investigate how environmental considerations are affecting work and work practices
  • Investigate how work organisations contribute to the community Career Management
  • Assess personal skills and achievements to date; identify areas of interest and set targets for self-improvement
  • Explore the changing concept of career
  • Practise presentational and self-marketing skills
  • Investigate a variety of both familiar and unfamiliar jobs

Enterprise & Entrepreneurship

  • All students participate in the Young Enterprise programme – Your School, Your Business.
  • Understand the importance of innovation and develop strategies to promote an entrepreneurial spirit, considering possible implications for career planning
  • Explore the range of small businesses in the life of the community and consider possible implications for career planning

 

YEAR 9 LEARNING OUTCOMES

Local and Global Economy

  • Describe different types of work and investigate the range of employment in the local area, including any changes in employment trends, taking account of the implications for career planning
  • Investigate how technology is affecting life and work
  • Investigate how work organisations contribute to the community Career Management
  • Assess personal skills and achievements to date; identify areas of interest and set targets for self-improvement
  • Engage in the personal career planning process to investigate and reach decisions about post-14 options, recognising that attitudes to work will change over time and are influenced by family and community values
  • Practise presentational and self-marketing skills
  • Investigate a variety of both familiar and unfamiliar jobs
  • Make use of appropriate information, advice and guidance to inform career management.

Enterprise & Entrepreneurship

  • All students participate in the Young Enterprise programme – YE9.
  • Identify and practise the skills and attributes which make one enterprising
  • Understand the importance of innovation and develop strategies to promote an entrepreneurial spirit, considering possible implications for career planning
  • Find out what makes an entrepreneur and develop an awareness of the challenges and benefits of building your own business

 

YEAR 10 LEARNING OUTCOMES

Local and Global Economy

  • Describe different types of work and investigate the range of employment in the local area, including any changes in employment trends, taking account of the implications for career planning
  • Investigate how an employer might deal with issues affecting work
  • Investigate how work organisations contribute to the community Career Management
  • Assess personal skills and achievements to date; identify areas of interest and set targets for self-improvement
  • Explore the changing concept of career
  • Engage in the personal career planning process to investigate and reach decisions about post-14 options, recognising that attitudes to work will change over time and are influenced by family and community values
  • Practise presentational and self-marketing skills
  • Investigate a variety of both familiar and unfamiliar jobs
  • Make use of appropriate information, advice and guidance to inform career management.

Enterprise & Entrepreneurship

  • All students participate in the Young Enterprise programme – Learn to Earn (in collaboration with the Mathematics department).
  • Identify and practise the skills and attributes which make one enterprising