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ADULT BASIC EDUCATION AND YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

Empowering Women through Abet - ABT1521
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will be useful to people who are interested in working in literacy and adult basic education programmes and projects where the empowerment of women is a significant aim and focus. They will gain basic knowledge of the educational processes that can assist in the empowerment of women and how these can be implemented in practical and sustainable ways.
Teaching and Facilitation in Abet - ABT2614
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This mo This module will be useful to people who are interested in gaining introductory knowledge, skills, and applied competence in a range of common instructional approaches, methods, techniques and materials that are appropriate for use in literacy and adult basic education and training courses and classes. People credited with this module will be able to deploy a range of instructional approaches, methods and techniques in ABET teaching.
Principles and Theories of Adult Education - ABT3621
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to enable ABET practitioners to explore the broader context of adult education, its concepts, theories, trends and practices and locate their situations within it.
Working for Health through Abet - ABT1522
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will be useful to people who are interested in improving health through literacy and adult basic education programmes and projects or in providing health education to adults who are cannot read or write or are undereducated. They will gain basic knowledge of the educational processes that can assist in the health education of adults and how these can be implemented in practical and sustainable ways.
Issues in Abet Assessment - ABT2615
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will be useful to people who are interested in gaining further knowledge, skills, and applied competence in conducting outcomes-based assessment in ABET. People credited with this module will be able to provide information to ABET learners about outcomes-based assessment in general and their assessment in particular, advise and support learners to prepare, organise and present full assessment evidence, and check and give feedback on assessment evidence. The value of this applied competence will be of particular value when they assist learners who are competent in their field, but who may be unable to present coherent evidence of that fact for reasons unrelated to their skill area.
Issues in Basic Learning and Alphabetisation - ABT3623
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will be useful to people who are interested in gaining and understanding some of the current issues and research findings in the fields of adult basic learning and literacy acquisition and applying them to literacy and adult basic education practice. People credited with this module will be able to make more informed decisions about the use of appropriate literacy and learning approaches and methods.
Working in Abet in the Workplace - ABT1523
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will be useful to people who are interested in working in ABET in workplaces in the private sector, parastatals or government departments. They will gain basic knowledge of the particular demands placed upon ABET educators in such environments.
Leading and Managing Abet - ABT2616
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will be useful to people who are interested in gaining introductory knowledge, skills, and applied competence in the leadership, management and administration of organisations working in the field of ABET and literacy. People credited with this module will be able to provide more effective leadership, management and administration in such an organisational environment.
Materials Selection, Adaptation, Development and Evaluation in Abet - ABT3625
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will enable students to develop basic skills in the selection, adaptation, development and evaluation in ABET and generally encourage them to be more sensitised to educational materials and the ways in which they are presented.
Working with Youth in and for Abet - ABT1524
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will be useful to people who are interested in working with youth, either as ABET learners or as literacy and adult basic education educators. They will gain basic knowledge of youth characteristics in current contexts and of the basic educational processes that can assist them, either as learners or educators.
Working in Challenging Abet Environment - ABT2617
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will be useful to people who are interested in gaining introductory knowledge, skills, and applied competence in how the integration and access for adults with disabilities into literacy and adult basic education and training can be promoted and the right of disabled persons to equitable learning opportunities which recognize and respond to their educational needs and goals achieved. People credited with this module will know how to accommodate learners with special needs and know what appropriate learning technology that matches their special learning needs is required. This module meets the requirement that all qualifications for Education, Training and Development practitioners include training that enable practitioners to accommodate learners with special needs.
Project Management and Evaluation of Abet - ABT3626
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will be useful to people who are interested in gaining further knowledge, skills, and applied competence to plan, implement, manage and evaluate projects in the field of literacy and ABET. People credited with this module will be able to plan and implement ABET and literacy projects.
Working for the Kharigude Literacy Campaign - ABT1525
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will be useful for people who wish to prpepare to work in or improve their existing work in the Khari guide Literacy Campaign South Africa. People credited with this module will be able to explain the origins, history, structure, training and instructional methods and practicesof the Khari Guide campaign and be familiar with its materials.
Researching Abet - ABT2618
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will be useful to people who are interested in gaining introductory knowledge, skills, and applied competence in basic research, its concepts and processes as a preparation for subsequent engagement in a simple research project and the writing of a research report. People credited with this module will be able to develop a simple research plan.
Networking and Advocacy in Abet - ABT3627
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will be useful to people who need to work more effectively in contexts in which they are required to network actively and understand and address advocacy issues. People credited with this module will be able to plan and conduct facilitation workshops and advocacy programmes and monitor the implementation of those plans as well as to network more broadly in order to access information or support from a wide range of sources. They will be able to select and organise this information into a coherent resource list relevant to literacy and ABET issues.
Commonwealth Values in Youth in Development - DYD111Q
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Covers democratic and human rights principles, gives a general introduction to the Commonwealth, and provides training in democratic styles of leadership, consensual decision-making, adapting to groups of differing backgrounds or with disabilities, ensuring equal participation by young women, and understanding different values, religions and traditions.
Teaching a Learning Area in Adult Basic Education - ABT2619
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module provides people with an opportunity to study the teaching of a particular adult basic education and training learning area chosen from a selection of learning areas. People credited with this module will be able to apply their knowledge, skills, and competences in a particular ABET learning area.
The South African Education and Training Systems: Policy, Legislation and Implementation - ABT3722
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will be useful to people who are interested in gaining knowledge of key policy and legislative developments that affect literacy and adult basic education and training provision and systems in South Africa and to assess the implications of these for their own practice. People credited with this module will be able to apply policy and legislation affecting the ABET field and practice.
Young People and Society - DYD112R
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Relates the theory and practice of youth in development work to the social context. It explores differences and commonalities in the transition from child to adult in different societies.
Abet Teaching Practice - ABT2620
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will be useful to people who are interested in testing their knowledge, skills, and applied competence in teaching ABET in a practical teaching experience at some adult education centre. People credited with this module will have provided a portfolio of evidence of practical teaching including an assessment of the practical teaching by peers and/or a mentor educator.
Curriculum Development in Education - ABT3724
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will be useful to people who are interested in gaining and understanding curriculum issues in adult education. People credited with this module will be able to evaluate their importance of curriculum issues for practice in literacy and adult basic education and training.
Developing Academic Skills for Studying Abet - ABT1511
Certificate,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Students will develop and apply academic literacy skills in ABET so that they will learn more effectively and deal successfully with the academic contexts and assignments. It will enable them to reflect on and explore a variety of strategies to learn more effectively.
Principles and Practices of Youth in Development Work - DYD113S
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Focuses on the professional role of the practitioner, and the process of informal education. It analyses contemporary approaches' crisis intervention, prevention, empowerment, centralised and outreach work. The module includes project work in a youth organisation.
Project Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation - DYD211T
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Purpose: Develops the knowledge and skills necessary to design, deliver and assess a project. It covers all the processes from identifying the need, through bidding for funds to bringing the project to self-sustainability.
Research Methods - ABT3728
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will enable students to understand the use of a range of standard social science research methods appropriate to educational research.
Contextual Studies - ABT1512
Certificate,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Students are introduced to the various socio-political and geographical contexts of adult learners in different kinds of communities as well as its interrelationship with gender, health and workplace issues.
Working with People in their Communities - DYD114T
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Builds knowledge and skills to work successfully with young individuals and groups. Youth in development is presented as a planned developmental process, and study includes the theory and practice of community development.
Policy, Planning and Implementation - DYD212U
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Purpose: Including an action research focus, this module develops skills in influencing policy-making processes. It centres on the study of national youth policy analysing existing policies and seeking ways to improve them or create new ones.
Research Project - ABT3729
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will enable students to engage in a real but simple research project that will give practical expression to their learning in prior modules, Introduction to research and Research methods and enable them to gather the data for the writing of a Research report. People credited with this module will be able to undertake simple social science related research projects.
Exploring Adult Learning - ABT1513
Diploma,Higher Certificate Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will enable students to identify characteristics of adult learning relevant to the context in which they are working. They will gain a basic understanding of what helps adults best and learn how this information may be applied in the various forms of adult basic education and training.
Gender and Development - DYD115U
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Explores ways to ensure equality of outcomes for young women and men, covering the range of theoretical perspectives. It develops techniques to encourage equal participation by young women and skills in gender-sensitive planning, implementation and evaluation.
Conflict Resolution Strategies and Skills - DYD213V
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Purpose: Explores conflict, mediation and negotiation, studying the nature of competing perspectives both among youth and between youth and established society and strategies to express differences positively and work towards consensus or accommodation.
Research Report - ABT3730
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module provides an opportunity for candidates to demonstrate their ability to write a simple research report that applies the research knowledge, skills that they acquired in three previous modules, Introduction to research, Research methods and Research project. People credited with this module will be able to write and present simple research reports.
Planning and Administering Abet Classes and Projects - ABT1515
Certificate,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Students will deal with the way that ABET projects are started, implemented and administered and evaluated.
Learning Processes - DYD116V
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Centring on the youth in development worker as an educator, it shows how people learn and how they can be helped to learn. It includes face-to-face work with young people in training situations.
Promoting Enterprise and Economic Development - DYD214W
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Purpose: Equips students with basic enterprise development skills; it gives a practical grounding in the opportunities and pitfalls of self-employment, in communication with and providing leadership among marginalised young men and women, so enabling graduates to provide training and support and to run projects in small-scale enterprise.
Adult Teaching and Learning - HBEDAT5
Honours Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: HBEDTRD
Purpose: To provide students with an understanding of the policy framework for ABET and enable them to design an original learning programme in selected learning areas. They will also be able to facilitate adult learning and mentor and support adult learning by designing and using appropriate teaching resources. They should be able to assess by using a range of assessment strategies.
Introduction to Assessment in Abet - ABT1516
Certificate,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: In this module students will be enabled to conduct outcomes-based assessment and conduct appropriate follow-up after an assessment event. Students credited with this module will be able to carry out assessment in a fair, valid, reliable and practicable manner that is free of bias.
Management Skills - DYD117W
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Focussing on the youth in development worker as a leader, it covers self-management, managing staff, organisational development, needs assessment and analysis, budgeting, scheduling and evaluation.
Sustainable Development and Environmental Issues - DYD215X
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Purpose: Shows how the youth in development worker can stimulate awareness of environmental issues among young people and help them make an active contribution to sustainable development.
Managing Abet in Context for Development - HBEDMAB
Honours Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 36
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: HBEDTRD
Purpose: To able to link ABET to the development of human resources within the national development programme aimed at restructuring the economy, addressing past inequalities and the building of a democratic society. They will also understand that ABET forms part of a coherent national development policy and that ABET links with development programmes, employment creation initiatives, further education and training opportunities and that it allows career-pathing. Learners will understand the theories and practicalities of managing projects competently. This module includes a research report.
Teaching Literacy to Adults - ABT1517
Certificate,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will enable the student to facilitate the acquisition of reading and writing skills in the mother-tongue of an adult learner.
Youth and Health - DYD118X
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Drawing on health issues of the region, this module covers sexual health, drugs, nutrition and diet, exercise and healthy living. It also develops skills in fostering relationships with health agencies and NGOs.
Psychosocial Support of Orphans and Vulnerable Children - DYD2184
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module explores the concept and functions of a family system. Roles of individuals in family life education are also discussed. The problems of adolescence, sexuality and reproductive health and ways of responsible living are also main areas of discussion.
Teaching Numeracy to Adults - ABT1518
Certificate,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will enable students to facilitate numeracy learning at levels 1 and 2 by selecting and implementing appropriate learning and teaching strategies and applying principles of outcomes-based education.
Lifelong Learning - ABT2611
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will be useful to people who are interested in gaining introductory knowledge, skills, and applied competence in producing and using simple educational designs for programmes, courses or events. People credited with this module will be able to design simple educational events, courses and programmes
Orphans and Vulnerable Children (Ovc) Programme Management and Policy Development - DYD2195
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: To provide students with thorough knowledge of the aspects and policy development issues pertaining to orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and to also equip students with skills on how to conduct impact assessment of OVC and also analyse responses of different stakeholders to the Orphan crisis.
Teaching Adult Basic Education - ABT1519
Certificate,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module provides a broad introduction to the teaching of adult basic education learning areas that build on the foundation of mothertongue basic literacy and numeracy.
The Social Context of Literacy and Adult Basic Education - ABT2612
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will be useful to people who are interested in gaining introductory knowledge, skills, and applied competence in a range of common instructional approaches, methods, techniques and materials that are appropriate for use in literacy and adult basic education and training courses and classes. People credited with this module will be able to deploy a range of instructional approaches, methods and techniques in ABET teaching.
Leadership, Management and Support Systems in Adult Education - LMSSAES
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Purpose: Unit 1: (a) Core concepts: Leadership and management in adult education; (b) Theoretical viewpoints on leadership and management in adult education; (c) Organisational dimensions; (d) Personnel matters; (e) Financial matters; Unit 2: (a) Learning facilitation: Improving access to and understanding; of course materials, improving recall and transfer of learning, applying knowledge and skills acquired, guidance and feedback on assignments, guidance for assessment, guidance on study methods; (b) Design and development of learner support systems; (c) Student development in adult education.
Building a Portfolio of Abet Practice - ABT1520
Diploma,Certificate Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will enable students to prepare, organize, present and check evidence about their practical outcomes-based assessment achievements in general and their assessment in particular. It provides training in a particular method of recording outcomes based assessment evidence on competence in various aspects of adult basic education and training.
Programme and Course Planning in Abet - ABT2613
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will be useful to people who are interested in gaining introductory knowledge, skills, and applied competence in producing and using simple educational designs for programmes, courses or events. People credited with this module will be able to design simple educational events, courses and programmes.
Teaching, Learning and Development in Adult Education - TLDAEDL
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Purpose: Unit 1: (a) The adult: an orientation; (b) The practitioner as accompanist; (c) Personality theories and their implications for Andragogics; (d) Adult development; (e) The development of thoughts; (f) The actualisation of adult learning (learning theories); (g) Motivation and self-actualisation of the adult learner; Unit 2: (a) Teaching-learning approaches in adult education; (b) Curriculum theory in adult education; (c) Social perspectives in adult education; (d) Practitioner models in adult education; (e) Research and development in adult education.