Economics & Business

Career satisfaction

The wool industry provides Year 7 students with a unique opportunity to explore the contribution work can make to an individual, for example earning an income, contributing to an individual’s self-esteem, material and non-material living standards and happiness and explore different types of work such as full-time, part-time, casual, at home, paid, unpaid, volunteer.

The following curriculum-based resource package includes a variety of interactive resources, including downloadable PDF factsheets, websites and online and hard-copy publications.

A range of Learn About Wool (primary and secondary) factsheets is available to meet the needs of a wide range of students, and can be accessed from this site.

Links with the Australian Curriculum

Students can investigate the following resources to help them explore the variety of satisfying and fulfilling career opportunities in the wool industry.

Knowledge and understanding | Economics and business

Why individuals work, types of work and how people derive an income (ACHEK020)

Business skills | Economics and business

Opportunities exist to incorporate the full strand depending on the classroom activity being undertaken (ACHES021ACHES026)


All PDFs can be saved for use in the classroom; either on individual computers, laptops and tablets or smartboards, or they can be reproduced as hard-copy handouts.