Work studies

Explore entrepreneurialism, the nature of work and the responsibilities of both employees and employers. The lessons also include the discussion of the pitfalls of unethical workplace practices. 

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Responsibilities of employers and workers

In this activity, students learn about the responsibilities of employers and workers in relation to taxation and…

  • Work Studies
  • Year 9
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Starting a job

In this activity, students develop an understanding of the steps they need to take when they start a job and why these…

  • Work Studies
  • Year 9
  • activity
 

Cash, tax and super

In this activity, students learn what happens if their employer tries to avoid paying tax and super on their behalf by…

  • Work Studies
  • Year 9
  • activity
 

The sharing economy and the changing nature of work

Students learn about the sharing economy and use it as a case study to investigate the changing nature of work

  • Work Studies
  • Year 10
  • activity
 

Entrepreneurialism and you

Students develop an understanding of what it means to be an entrepreneur and the qualities of successful entrepreneurs…

  • Work Studies
  • Year 10
  • activity
 

Government support for the self-employed

In this activity, students learn about how different levels of government provide support to the self-employed and…

  • Work Studies
  • Year 10
  • activity
 

Sham contracting

This activity provides an overview of the difference between an employee and a contractor. Students investigate the…

  • Work Studies
  • Year 10
  • activity
 

Career and course options

In this activity, students consider different career options and shortlist suitable courses for a number of individuals…

  • Work Studies
  • Year 10
  • activity
 

Entrepreneurial qualities

Students consider where their own strengths lie and identify actions they could take to strengthen the qualities they…

  • Work Studies
  • Year 9
  • activity
 

The nature of work

In this activity, students learn about the nature of work and the different ways that people earn an income. They…

  • Work Studies
  • Year 9
  • activity
 

Worksheet

What qualities do I need to achieve my career aspirations?

Find out what qualities you need to develop to achieve your dreams.  Career options in the business world are far…

  • Work Studies
  • Year 10
  • Worksheet
 

Investigation

How do entrepreneurial qualities contribute to success?

Part 1: Deciding on entrepreneurial qualities In groups, decide on the meaning of each quality listed in table 1.…

  • Work Studies
  • Year 9
  • Investigation