Identifying Personal Strengths and Group Challenges

The purpose of this module is for students to discover who they are and what they are passionate about. Over the course of the module, students will begin to understand the correlation between personal and organizational business modeling as well as the importance of self-reflection. The module ends with students formulating a design question to help them address a real-world social or environmental problem they want to solve.

What’s included in this module?

Teacher resources4 x lesson plans
2 x presentations
8 x supporting resources
Learner resources6 x worksheets
2 x Personal business model canvas
1 x handbook
1 x mind map
Projects – experiments1 x activity

Module key questions

  • What are the key components of a personal business model?
  • How can you affect positive social change in the world?
  • What is the importance of creating a personal mission statement?
  • What is design thinking and how can it be useful to a social entrepreneur?
  • What question do we want to answer for our social entrepreneurship design challenge?
  • What criteria, constraints, and systems impact our design question?

Module alignments

Grade | AgesGrade 7-9 | 13-15 years
Term n/a
CAPS subject Life orientation
Subject strand Development of the self in society
Sub-topics Goal setting skills: personal lifestyle choices

This Module includes:

  • Aligned content: This content is aligned with: Curriculum Assessment Policy Statements (CAPS) and the Independent Examinations Board (IEB). A key aspect of these modules is their flexibility and customisation across curricula, such as Cambridge and Steiner/Waldorf Education.
  • A range of teaching strategies, skills and knowledge: The flow of the module has been structured using Project-Based Learning and Design Thinking frameworks. A variety of pedagogical approaches are present between and within each lesson. Learners are challenged theoretically and practically through project and problem-based inquiry of real-world issues.
  • Sustainable development goals: Each lesson is aligned with an appropriate United Nations Sustainable Development Goal(s).
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Module Includes

  • 4 Lessons