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General Curriculum Material - SECTION TWO: VIDEOS

Part One: The Students and Teachers of Africa

 

Below are the questions asked:


Student:          

1) Do you go to School?
     - If Yes, What is it like? Do you like it? What do you learn?
     - If No, Why not? Would you like to go to school?
2) What would you like to see in your community school?

Teacher:         

1) How do you teach your classes?
2) What tools do you have at your disposal?
3) What types of resources are you missing that you would need?
4) Do you feel that there are problem areas within the school system?
5) Do you feel that girls have equal opportunities to attend school?

6) What do you feel should be the role of women in society?
7) How would you improve the school system?

Official:          

1) What goals have you set for your school?
2) Do you feel that the school system is achieving its goals? Why/Why not?
             
3) How would you improve the school system?
4) What is needed to achieve your goals?

Community:   

1) What do you feel should be the role of women in your community?
2) Should girls go to school? Why/Why not?
3) Do you feel that school is important?
4) What should be done to make the school system better?

Part Two: An Urban Dweller in Africa – Living in Urban Africa

The following is an Interview with an Urban Dweller in South Africa. Download Interview

Below are the questions asked:


1) Do you live in an urban or rural area?
2) What do you like about living in your country?
3) Why should a foreigner visit or live here?
4) Have you ever considered immigrating?
5) Where in the world would you like to immigrate?
6) What do you know about Canada?
7) How many people live in your city/town/village?
8) Are there many young people living in your city/town/village?
9) Would you prefer to live somewhere else? Why?
10) How does where you live affect the way to travel around your city?

 

Part Three: The Diversity of African Shopping Centres

The following are videos showing the Diversity of African Shopping Centres:

Part Four: Religion in Africa

The following are videos showing different religious activities in Africa

Part Five: Surveys in African Schools

The following are surveys conducted in a number of African Schools in:

Below are the questions asked:


A) Name of your country:

  • Do you live in a city/town/village:
  • What is the name of your city/town/village:
  • Are you female or male:
  • Do you walk to school? Yes or No
  • How far do you walk?
  • Do you live with your parents? Yes or No
  • Do you know what an MP3 player is? Yes or No
  • Do you own an MP3 player? Yes or No
  • Do you wear uniform to school? Yes or No
  • Do you have more than 28 students in your class? Yes or No
  • Do you own a cell phone? Yes or No
  • Do you have your own desk in your classroom? Yes or No
  • Do you have an email account? Yes or No
  • Does your family own a television set? Yes or No

Part Six: Questions from African Students to Canadian Students

  • The following are videos of African Students in Ethiopia and Tanzania asking Canadian students questions about their country, their life, their schools and so forth.
  • Ethiopia - (download video)

Part Seven: Youth and Leadership in Africa



The following are videos of young Africans answering questions on the issue of governance to ask youth in South Africa. - Download video

Questions asked are below:

            1) Would you consider becoming a political leader? Why or Why not?
            2) Who is your community leader? What do you like or dislike about this
                leader?
            3) Who is the leader of your nation? What do you like or dislike about thi
                 leader?
            4) Have you ever voted? Why or Why not?
            5) Where did you go to vote? Were there any difficulties in voting?
            6) Do you think elections are important? Why or Why not?
            7) Is democracy important to you? Why or Why not?