(a) what is known about a topic, and
-Cross cutting issues appear as part of the syllabi in all the study areas in my TE.
-Studies about the Environment and Climate Change are found in study area of Social Studies, under Geography.
-Integrated Science deals with topics on the Ecosystems.
-Home Economics involve the teaching of Nutrition.
-There is a course for Entrepreneurship among the courses for Education and Professional Studies.
(b) what is not yet known about a topic (in this case, climate change in Southern Africa).
-Although cross cutting issues are part of the syllabi, how and what cross cutting issues are being addressed is not known.
-The follow up of cross cutting issues being assessed is not done.
-Entrepreneurship is in existence but does not include prevention of environmental degradation in business plans.
-The general knowledge that relates to co-existence with other organisms and nature is not emphasised.
Use these videos to review what is currently included in your TE/TVET subject curricula on climate change in southern Africa, what is missing, and how you can review your curriculum to improve it.
-The curriculum must specify the cross cutting issues to be address by each study area in my TE.
-Suggested methodology to cover the cross cutting issues would be of help.
-Follow ups of whether the cross cutting issues are being covered and being included in the assessment schemes.