Geography: Junior Certificate Syllabus

Learning & Teaching Materials
National Curriculum Development Centre
36 p.

The Junior Certificate Syllabus integrates environmental issues, population and family life education. Geography and its tools are used to explain the impact of HIV and AIDS on population; specifically, to explain population statistics, structure and variation because of the impact of HIV and AIDS. The syllabus is for 3 forms (A, B and C) corresponding to junior schools grades. It outlines the general, specific and end of level objectives, content (structure, time, marks and questions) and notes for each form. The issue of HIV and AIDS comes up under the topic of 'population', where it addresses: Lesotho's population structure; relationship to HIV and AIDS and its impact on the population.

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