The wool industry provides 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. During this lesson students will also explore different types of work, such as: full-time, part-time, casual, contract, paid, unpaid and volunteer roles.
Through group discussion and individual tasks, students will explore the diversity of roles within the wool industry, the pathways they can follow to embark upon a career of interest and investigate the skills, knowledge, attitude and experience required to participate in this exciting and complex global industry.
The following lesson plan includes a variety of interactive resources, including downloadable PDF factsheets, websites, videos, online learning platforms, and online and hard-copy publications.
Links with the Australian Curriculum
Students can investigate the following resources to help them: investigate the contribution work can make to an individual and explore different types of work.
Knowledge and understanding | Economics and business
Why individuals work, types of work and how people derive an income (ACHEK020)