Introduction to Book-Keeping Syllabus
The revision has focused on a paradigm shift from a content-based to a competency-based curriculum. O-Level Book-Keeping syllabus pdf Download
Moreover, the revision has also taken into consideration the current social, political, cultural, economic, and technological changes and cross-cutting issues.
The Book-Keeping syllabus has some changes whereby some topics/sub-topics have been merged and improved. Bills of Exchange topic has been omitted and no new topics introduced.
The organization of this syllabus differs from that of 1997 whereby the following components have been added; subject and class level competencies, class level objectives, sub-topics, assessment column and the number of periods per topic.
This syllabus puts more emphasis on student-centred learning approaches, thereby enhancing meaningful learning.
It further seeks to develop learners’ competencies which gives students the opportunity to broaden their scope for future development including self-employment.
Therefore, students are expected to interact in various situations which will make them demonstrate positive knowledge, attitudes and skills in their daily life. O-Level Book-Keeping syllabus pdf Download
The syllabus is to be covered in four academic years, each year having approximately nine teaching months which is equivalent to 194 instructional days.
The teacher is advised to make maximum use of the time allocated in classroom instruction. Lost instructional time should always be compensated for.
General Subject Competences
- By the end of the four years course, the student should have developed the following competencies:
- a) manage financial affairs in a responsible and effective manner in their lives, community and economic development.
- b) use mathematical skills to perform business calculations.
- c) apply accounting concepts and principles in business activities.
- d) use appropriate technology when dealing with financial matters.
- e) inculcate integrity and ethics in dealing with financial matters.
- f) present financial information effectively by using generally accepted accounting principles.
General Subject Objectives
By the end of the four years course, the student should be able to:
- a) acquire the ability to maintain accounting records of various business organizations.
- b) develop an understanding of the business concepts and principles.
- c) acquire the ability to use figures in business communications, analysis, and decision-making.
- d) develop problem-solving and computational skills, awareness and recognition of the consequences of accounting errors.
- e) appreciate and use financial statements as a means of business communication
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