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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the stages of human development and how these inform dance instruction 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
377184  Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the stages of human development and how these inform dance instruction 
ORIGINATOR
Task Team - Culture and Arts 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 02 - Culture and Arts Performing Arts 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2018-07-01  2023-06-30  SAQA 06120/18 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

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 
The person credited with this unit standard is able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding pertaining to human development at various stages, focusing on the changes that occur in structure and function as they relate to education, exercise and dance involvement. The main purpose being, dance instruction to learners of all ages, gender and physical abilities in an accommodating and safe practice.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Understanding human development in terms of the changes which individuals and groups experience.
  • Explaining the factors and needs of each developmental stage for a specific dance genre.
  • Applying child and adult learning principles within related dance groups. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Communication at NQF Level 3 or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • The stages of human development should also cut across physical disabilities and religious and cultural values.
  • Stages of human development refers to child (toddlers, young children), adolescence, adulthood (young adult, middle adult, and advanced adult), etc. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Understand human development in terms of the changes which individuals and groups experience. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A description of the different stages of human development is given. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The different characteristics of each stage are explained in terms of the impact on dance facilitation/instruction. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Challenges are identified and explained for each different stage in terms of dance instruction/facilitation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Possible solutions to challenges are identified and explained for each developmental stage. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Explain the factors and needs of each developmental stage for a specific dance genre. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The factors and needs influencing each stage of development are described in terms of dance instruction/facilitation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Factors of human development includes but is not limited to psychological, emotional, cognitive, social, physical, cultural and environmental.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Ways to address the relevant factors and needs are identified and explained for a specific dance genre. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The benefits of understanding the developmental stages are described with reference to dance instruction/facilitation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Apply child and adult learning principles within related dance groups. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Child learning principles are identified and described with reference to instructing/facilitating dance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Adult learning principles are identified and described with reference to instructing/facilitating dance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Main similarities and differences between how adults learn and children learn are practiced to highlight various teaching approaches. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Dance instruction is applied within given scenarios. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Dance instruction is evaluated to inform strengths and weaknesses of facilitation approaches in both child and adult dance instruction. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding in place with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding in place with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard or assessing this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding in place with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Andragogy and pedagogy principles. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems that may occur in the application of child and adult learning principles and dance instruction at various stages of human development. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities to stay abreast with updated findings and information related to the stages of human development. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information to better understand and explain how the stages of human development impact on dance instruction. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology to research and study the stages of human development and its impact on providing instruction in dance. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by not understanding the stages of human development and its relation to dance instruction, may have a negative affect on the person being given dance instruction. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    In order to contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of society at large, it must be the intention underlying any programme of learning to make an individual aware of the importance of reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  79986   Further Education and Training Certificate: Dance Instruction  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.
     
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