Term 2 Grade 12 Task 2 Project Life Orientation Memorandum for 2022, A grade 12 students in south africa are referred as the students in the final year of high school also are known as “matriculants because they are expected to sit for the school-leaving exams, which are government-administered, are known as the “matric exams
About National Senior Certificate
The National Senior Certificate or NSC is the current matriculation (matric) certificate, with grade 12 as the matriculation grade. The NSC, previously known as the Further Education and Training Certificate or FETC, replaced the Senior Certificate effectively in 2008, having been phased in with grade 10 in 2006
Life Orientation (colloquially abbreviated as “LO”) has been introduced into the senior high school phase as an examination subject and is designed to cover non-academic skills needed in everyday life such as:
World of Work, helping learners find guidance in their choice of career and prepare them for the working world
Health Education covers topics such as sex education, HIV/Aids, pregnancy, etc.
Physical Education, physical exercise and training (done on a separate basis but eventually forms part of the Life Orientation mark)
Religious Education, as mandated by the South African Schools Act, students may request to be exempted from classes about specific religions i.e. Bible Studies. Those who do so remain obligated to attend the general Religious Studies class.
Citizenship and Responsibility, explain to students their rights and duties as citizens.
On this page, we have drafted an answer guide for Life Orientation Grade 12 Task 2 project students. This guide was developed using on of the best project for 2021.
Term 2 Task Topic:
Responsible Citizenship: Human Rights & Democracy and Social Responsibility
Activity 1: Human Rights Violation Essay Guide
Step 1: You need to present the screengrab of the organisation of your choice
Step 2: Provide a paragraph about the organisation of your choice
Step 3: Beggin the essay by the introduction
Step 4: Write the body of the essay that includes the report:
Present the law/legislation against human rights violations( Check Bill of Rights)
Explain how it protects the citizens (
Step 5: Present your views on how the law, citizens and community can protect and support victims from Gender-Based Violence. Ensure to include the following in your views:
Being a positive bystander
Challenging gender stereotypes and celebrating diversity (check: Why South Africans need to help those Affected by Gender-based Violence & why incidents of Gender-based Violence in Communities Continue)
Reflecting on our own attitudes and behaviors
Becoming a vocal advocate for gender equality (check: Advocacy Campaigns)
The type of support given to victims (Check: How women and children can be protected from discrimination and violence)
Activity 2: Data Gathered Through Interview
In your data gathering, you should professionally present your interview questions, accompanied by the response from the respondents. You can include pie charts, bars, and graphs to make your presentation professional. You should end this section by providing a summary (half a page) of the data you gathered through the interviews.
Activity 3: Who Deals with Human Rights
On this section, you can elaborate on the following:
The principles behind restorative justice
South African Human Rights Commission
Commission for Gender Equality
You can then provide a detailed discussion that covers the following:
The functions of campaigns against human rights violations (Read: Reasons why people don’t participate in community activites)
Projects and events
Activity 4: Human Rights and The Media
Social Media and human rights violations (check: How Social Media may Perpetuate Attacks on the LGBTQ Community)
Activity 5: Recommendations and Reflective Paragraph
On this section, you should provide some recommendations regarding:
What the government can do (Check: Is the Government doing enough to ensure that Human Rights are protected)
What communities can do
Then, lastly, you provide:
a reflective paragraph on why you chose the type of human rights violation
share what you learned from doing this project, and
what you plan to do next
Activity 6: Bibliography
Provide a list of the sources that you have used.
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