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Personal Experience

refers to the knowledge gained from reflecting on individual experiences.

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Public Knowledge

refers to general knowledge and the knowledge available to everyone.
The term also refers to all the knowledge found in the public domain that is the work or research of other people.

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Micro-level

interactions are personal and occur between individuals and their family, peers and individuals in the community.

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Meso-level

interactions occur between the micro and the macro levels of society. Meso-level structures are groups in the community, village, school, workplace, local interest club, branch, organisation and state. The meso level is also known as the middle level.

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Macro-level

interactions are impersonal and relate to large institutions, the media, law and government and are evident at a national and international level.

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A social and cultural literate person demonstrates the following characteristics:

Has a sense of personal, social and cultural identity and understands that culture underpins one’s behaviour, beliefs and values

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A social and cultural literate person demonstrates the following characteristics:

Is interested in, observes and asks questions about the micro, meso and macro levels
of society

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A social and cultural literate person demonstrates the following characteristics:

Empathises with and appreciates the diverse beliefs and values of different societies
and cultures

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A social and cultural literate person demonstrates the following characteristics:

Researches effectively and ethically, showing critical discernment towards information and the media

10

A social and cultural literate person demonstrates the following characteristics:

Communicates effectively with individuals and groups and works cooperatively in
a cross-cultural setting

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A social and cultural literate person demonstrates the following characteristics:

Applies skills to achieve social inclusion and is aware of the issues of discrimination and prejudice

12

A social and cultural literate person demonstrates the following characteristics:

Avoids making judgements of another culture’s practices using the values of his or her own culture

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A social and cultural literate person demonstrates the following characteristics:

Has a sense of social responsibility and displays active citizenship by engaging critically with social issues, and takes considered action for
the welfare, dignity, social justice and human rights of others at the local, national and global levels

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A social and cultural literate person demonstrates the following characteristics:

Is aware of, and sensitive to, major national and global issues such as poverty, disease and conflict, including armed conflict

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A social and cultural literate person demonstrates the following characteristics:

Considers the impact of globalisation, technologies and rapid change, as well as continuity and its implications for the future