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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of issues of unity and diversity in a historical context 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
123410  Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of issues of unity and diversity in a historical context 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Historical Studies 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 07 - Human and Social Studies Traditions, History and Legacies 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2006-04-20  2009-04-20  SAQA 0165/06 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2010-04-20   2013-04-20  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This Unit Standard is intended for learners who need to understand interrelationships between individuals. It will be useful for learners in Local, Regional and National government, business, financial services, managers, supervisors and civil society.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Exploring global issues of identity in historical contexts.
  • Explaining the changing historical relationship between the individual and society in matters relating to unity and diversity.
  • Analysing ways of dealing with unity and diversity in a specific context. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in Communication at Level 3. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The typical scope of this Unit Standard is:
  • Unity and diversity on a macro and micro scale.
  • Identities include, but are not limited to social, professional, national, corporate, ethnicity, cultural, race, class, gender and religious identities. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explore global issues of identity in historical contexts. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Factors that influence identities of societies are identified and an indication is given of how humans have adapted to different environments in time and space. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Environments include, but are not limited to, cultural, natural and socio-economic environments.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Power is explored as a factor of identity formation with reference to the relevance for unity and diversity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The changing nature of identity is explained with reference to different societies at different times. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Explain the historical changing relationship between the individual and society in matters relating to unity and diversity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Individual freedom and social responsibility are explored from different historical perspectives. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Includes, but is not limited to, Western, African, Asian and Polynesian perspectives.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The history of human rights is explored with reference to unity and diversity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The interrelationship between freedom of the individual and the cohesion of communities is explored in a selected historical context. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Analyse ways of dealing with unity and diversity in a specific context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Case studies are analysed to identify how issues of unity have been addressed historically. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Case studies are analysed to identify how issues of diversity have been addressed historically. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Assessors for this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the appropriate ETQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the appropriate ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider through the appropriate ETQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the appropriate ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the appropriate ETQA according to the moderation guidelines and the agreed ETQA procedures.
  • Moderators must be registered as assessors with the relevant ETQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    The learner is able to communicate effectively in explaining the relationship of the individual to unity and diversity. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    The learner is able to be culturally sensitive across a range of social contexts in exploring issues of unity and diversity. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    Search words:

    Diversity; unity; human rights; identity; gender. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  65051   Further Education and Training Certificate: Arts and Culture Development Support  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
    NONE 



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