The course provides learners with knowledge, skills and practical experiences to help them to understand economic problems and issues affecting socio-economic lives. The economics course should make learners aware of the ever changing economic environment and how they can adapt to changes. The syllabus aims develop learners’ initiative, interpretation, analysis and problem solving skills. The teaching approach is learner-centred in analysing real life economic problems in Zimbabwe.
The syllabus aims to enable learners to:
- Identify the link between economic variables and prevailing economic circumstances
- Distinguish facts from value judgements in economic issues.
- Demonstrate knowledge with understanding in relation to economic phenomena, facts, definition, vocabulary, terminology convention, concepts, principles and theories.
- Use tools of analysis to understand and contribute to the economic transformation of Zimbabwe
- Select, organize, analyse and interpret business and financial data with the aid of technology.
- Apply economic knowledge in verbal, diagrammatic, pictorial and graphical form to help them transfer this knowledge to new situations and to achieve critical thought.
- Evaluate the social and environmental implications of a particular course of economic action
- Use their basic understanding of economic concepts for further study in economics
- Recognise that economic theory is subject to various limitations and uncertainties
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 55 hours
- Skill level All level
- Language English
- Students 27
- Assessments Yes