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

Discuss the interrelationships between social justice, equity and democracy 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
7487  Discuss the interrelationships between social justice, equity and democracy 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Democracy, Human Rights, Peace and Elections 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 07 - Human and Social Studies People/Human-Centred Development 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
ABET Level 4  Regular  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2003-07-01  2006-06-30  SAQA 1043/02 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2007-06-30   2010-06-30  

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 is replaced by: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
115477  Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the relationships between social justice, human rights and democracy  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
A candidate credited with this unit standard is able to:
  • clarify the concepts, social justice, equity and democracy;
  • identify and explain, analyse social and human rights issues related to change, democracy, social justice and equity;
  • develop strategies to address particular issues. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Define and clarify the concepts of social justice and equity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The concepts of social justice and equity are defined. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Self-explanatory
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The key features of social justice and equity are to be listed. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Equal opportunity, redress inequalities
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The significance of social justice and equity in society are explained. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Equal opportunity, redress inequalities
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Barriers to social justice and equity are discussed. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Access to sources of power in the following areas: socio-economic sphere, political sphere
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Describe the features, principles and processes of democracy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The principles of democracy are identified and described. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Guarantee and protection of accepted human rights, freedom of speech, freedom of expression, equality, independence of the judiciary
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The key features of democratic processes are identified and discussed. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Principles/Features - regular elections, universal franchise, representation in decision making, participation and different levels of government.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Democracy in different contexts is compared. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Presidential, Westminster, social, socialist
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Discuss how social justice, equity and democracy are related. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The interrelationships between social justice, democracy and equity is illustrated. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Learner should demonstrate the nature of this relationship by exploring the dependence of social justice and equity on each other. Assess how democracy promotes social justice and equity.
     


    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • To inculcate the social ideals of justice and equity;
  • To discuss democracy as one of the models/systems for achieving the ideals of justice and equity;
  • To give learners a grounding in the concepts so as enable them to participate actively in social processes. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    This unit standard also accommodates the following developmental outcomes noted by SAQA:
  • Reflecting on exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively;
  • Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local national and global communities;
  • Being culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts;
  • Exploring education and career opportunities; and developing entrepreneurial opportunities. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identification of problems informed by decisions using critical and creative thinking. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Working effectively with an individual in a group. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organising and managing oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collecting, analysing, organising and evaluating information. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicating effectively using language skills in oral and written forms. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Using the science of technology effectively and critically. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrating an understanding of assessment as an integral component of learning. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 115477, which is "Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the relationships between social justice, human rights and democracy", ABET Level 4, 5 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  24153   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2008-09-13  Was ETDP SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  48495   General Education and Training Certificate: Water Services  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Fundamental  22971   General Education and Training Certificate: Conservation  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Fundamental  22190   General Education and Training Certificate: Tourism  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  23193   GETC in Ancillary Health Care  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2005-02-13  Was HW SETA until Last Date for Achievement 


    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.
     
    1. BALOMAT SKILLS TRAINING ACADEMY 
    2. IQRAAM DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANCY (PTY) LTD 
    3. ISHUMI LAMASHANDU TRADING 
    4. SOUTH AFRICA ADVANCED SKILLS INSTITUTE 
    5. TALENT SCULPTURE ACADEMY 



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