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ELSD RECOMMENDED RESOURCES FOR CSEC SOCIAL STUDIES

ELSD RECOMMENDED RESOURCES FOR CSEC SOCIAL STUDIES

These recommended free e-resources are specifically aligned with the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) curriculum framework as suggested in the CSEC Caribbean Social Studies Syllabus. Resources are provided under each of the following topics and associated sub-topics of study as recommended by CXC:

 

The Individual, Family and Society

  • Family
  • Teenage Pregnancy
  • Street Children
  • Substance Abuse
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Child Abuse
  • Poverty
  • Desertion
  • Suicide
  • Incest
  • Domestic Violence         
  • Special Needs Children 
  • Human Trafficking          
  • The Aged       

 

Sustainable Development and use of Resources

  • Development and Use of Resources
  • Regional Integration

 

Options (Communication, Consumer Affairs, Tourism)

 

SECTION 1. THE INDIVIDUAL, FAMILY AND SOCIETY

NOTE: The fundamental concepts and principles of Social Studies are introduced with a view to building an appreciation for its significance as it relates to everyday life.

 

TOPIC 1. THE FAMILY

EBOOK    

  • Handbook of Marriage and the family

https://books.google.tt/books?id=0GjmBwAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=family&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj6xIfWqMnoAhXsdN8KHQsZCG8Q6AEIJTAA%20-%20v=onepage&q=family&f=false#v=snippet&q=family&f=false

  • Handbook to parenting and research for practice Website

https://books.google.tt/books?id=-iHIDneXC6wC&printsec=frontcover&dq=parenting&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiBwK_VtcnoAhUDlXIEHUiqCksQ6AEISDAE%20-%20v=onepage&q=parenting&f=false#v=snippet&q=parenting&f=false

 WEBSITES

  • Nine steps to more effective parenting

https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/nine-steps.html

  • Ten Basic Principles of Good Parenting: Science of Raising Children

https://www.newswise.com//articles/ten-basic-principles-of-good-parenting-science-of-raising-children

VIDEO

  • Good parenting technique

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQU39lIYMUQ

INTERACTIVE                                             

  • Nine steps to parenting

https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/nine-steps.html

 

TOPIC 2. TEENAGE PREGNANCY

VIDEO

  • Teenage Pregnancy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYoyBdtGwx4

E-BOOK

  • Teenage Pregnancy: Developing Strategies for Change in the Twenty-First Century

https://books.google.tt/books?id=Vih6ZUkiLyQC&printsec=frontcover&dq=teenage+pregnancy&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiqkfrIuMnoAhUsnOAKHXVnBZAQ6AEISTAF%20-%20v=onepage&q=teenage%20pregnancy&f=false#v=snippet&q=teenage%20pregnancy&f=false

  • Teenage Pregnancy, Parenting and Intergenerational Relations

https://books.google.tt/books?id=Ues0DAAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=teenage+pregnancy&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiqkfrIuMnoAhUsnOAKHXVnBZAQ6AEIZzAJ%20-%20v=onepage&q=teenage%20pregnancy&f=false#v=snippet&q=teenage%20pregnancy&f=false

 

TOPIC 3. STREET CHILDREN

WEBSITE

  • The Facts about Street Children

https://www.streetchildren.org/about-street-children

  • Street Children are some of the most Vulnerable Children in the World

https://www.warchild.org.uk/whats-happening/blogs/street-children-most-vulnerable-in-world

  • Street Children Worldwide

https://www.compasschildrenscharity.org.uk/about-us/street-children-worldwide/

PDF

  • Children of the street

https://newint.org/features/1986/10/05/street

  • Prevalence, Abuse & Exploitation of Street

 http://gvnet.com/streetchildren/Trinidad&Tobago.htm

  • CHILDREN-CUBA: Street Kids on the Increase

http://www.ipsnews.net/1996/07/children-cuba-street-kids-on-the-increase/

  • Drug use amongst Street Children

https://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0102-311X2012000700015

  • The World’s most Vulnerable Children: who they are, where they live and what puts them at risk

https://www.sos-childrensvillages.org/getmedia/384bc38a-62aa-4c2a-9563-a5ecc61b6a77/SOS-Child-at-risk-report-web.pdf

  • Working with Street Children Module 1. A Profile of Street Children

https://www.unodc.org/pdf/youthnet/who_street_children_module1.PDF

INTERACTIVE

  • Causes and effects on street children

https://www.ukessays.com/essays/young-people/the-causes-and-effects-on-street-children-young-people-essay.php

NEWSPAPER ARTICLE

  • “Still no real option for Street Children,” in, Trinidad Guardian Newspaper, Tuesday 13th May, 2014.

Retrieved on 27:01:2021 from: https://www.guardian.co.tt/article-6.2.382602.ee1e34cafa

 

TOPIC 4. SUBSTANCE ABUSE

PDF

  • NADAPP Secondary School Survey 2013

http://health.gov.tt/news/newsitem.aspx?id=721

E-MAGAZINE

  • Drug situation in Europe

https://www.statista.com/topics/3823/drug-situation-in-europe/

INTERACTIVE

  • Substance and Mortality

 https://sta.uwi.edu/uwitoday/archive/april_2012/article9.asp

  • Commonly used drug chart

https://www.drugabuse.gov/drugs-abuse/commonly-used-drugs-charts

WEBSITES

  • What is Substance Abuse?

https://www.webmd.com/search/search_results/default.aspx?query=what+is+substance+abuse

  • Facts on Substance abuse

https://www.emedicinehealth.com/substance_abuse/article_em.htm

  • Title: NADAPP Secondary School survey 2013

http://1715236.sites.myregisteredsite.com/news/newsitem.aspx?id=721

E-BOOK

  • Substance Abuse: A Patient-Centered Approach

https://books.google.tt/books?id=TcWw8mqJgxUC&printsec=frontcover&dq=substance+abuse&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiuxeXA18noAhXikOAKHcmnC_wQ6AEIVzAG%20-%20v=onepage&q=substance%20abuse&f=false#v=snippet&q=substance%20abuse&f=false

 

TOPIC 5. JUVENILE DELINQUENCY

VIDEO

  • What is Juvenile Delinquency?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAROkL3tOFs

E-BOOK

  • Juvenile Delinquency in Schools in Trinidad and Tobago: Intervention

https://books.google.tt/books?id=fxBlKCcdm5AC&printsec=frontcover&dq=juvenile+delinquency+in+the+caribbean&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiAxNic3cnoAhUwmuAKHQqyBmQQ6AEITzAF%20-%20v=onepage&q&f=false#v=onepage&q&f=false

  • Juvenile Delinquency: prevention, intervention and assessment

https://books.google.tt/books?id=D-9JJgiJYG0C&printsec=frontcover&dq=juvenile+delinquency&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiExO3v3cnoAhXFTN8KHdA9DqQQ6AEIJTAA%20-%20v=onepage&q=juvenile%20delinquency&f=false#v=snippet&q=juvenile%20delinquency&f=false

WEBSITES

  • Youths, violence and values in T&T

http://www.trinidadandtobagonews.com/blog/?p=464

  • What causes Delinquency..: how to deal with it?

https://www.enkivillage.org/causes-of-juvenile-delinquency.html

 

TOPIC 6. SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE

E-BOOK

  • Vaccines, Prevention and Control

https://books.google.tt/books?id=y3V0vGy5yIEC&printsec=frontcover&dq=sexually+transmitted+diseases&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwja_9Kp4cnoAhWFhOAKHVEZDnsQ6AEIJTAA%20-%20v=onepage&q=sexually%20transmitted%20diseases&f=false#v=snippet&q=sexually%20transmitted%20diseases&f=false

INTERACTIVE

  • Sexually Transmitted Disease

https://kidshealth.org/en/teens/std.html

  • Everything you need to know about Sexually Transmitted Diseases

https://www.healthline.com/health/sexually-transmitted-diseases

WEBSITE 

  • Sexually Transmitted Disease in Women

https://www.medicinenet.com/sexually_transmitted_diseases_stds_in_women/article.htm

  • HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections

https://www.paho.org/salud-en-las-americas-2017/?tag=sexually-transmitted-infections

 

TOPIC 7. CHILD ABUSE

WEBSITE

  • Child Abuse facts

https://www.medicinenet.com/child_abuse_facts/article.htm

  • Child Protection Tips from Children’s Authority

https://ttchildren.org/child-protection-tips

  • Child Abuse and Neglect

https://www.journals.elsevier.com/child-abuse-and-neglect/

  • Recognizing types of Child Abuse and how to respond

https://www.healthline.com/health/mental-health/types-of-child-abuse

E-BOOK

  • Child Sexual Abuse in the Eastern Caribbean

https://www.unicef.org/Child_Sexual_Abuse_Publication.pdf

  • Child Sexual Abuse in the Eastern Caribbean : the result of a study

http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/8923

  • Child Abuse new directions in Prevention and Treatment across the lifespan      

https://books.google.tt/books?id=c_JyAwAAQBAJ&pg=PR2&lpg=PR2&dq=Child+Abuse+new+directions+in+prevention+and+treatment+across+the+lifespan&source=bl&ots=4auHZPknJ0&sig=ACfU3U0_vP1e8dUPO1txU9G9yvReL5DyOQ&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiSuOTKiLzuAhXIT98KHUS4ALk4KBDoATAIegQICBAC#v=onepage&q=Child%20Abuse%20new%20directions%20in%20prevention%20and%20treatment%20across%20the%20lifespan&f=false

  • Child Abuse: detection, prevention and counselling

https://books.google.tt/books?id=Mz8Jf5yEfUwC&printsec=frontcover&dq=child+abuse&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiensPk98noAhVITt8KHcxcBecQ6AEIdDAJ%20-%20v=onepage&q=child%20abuse&f=false#v=snippet&q=child%20abuse&f=false

VIDEO

  • Prevention of Child Abuse

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbtSJCw_lqw

PDF

  • New Directions in Child Abuse and Neglect Research

https://www.ils.ny.gov/files/New%20Directions%20in%20Child%20Abuse%20and%20Neglect%20Research%20Petersen%20et%20al%202014.pdf

  • Preventing Child Maltreatment and Neglect: New Directions for Successful Engagement and Retention of At-Risk Families

https://escholarship.org/content/qt8km439pj/qt8km439pj_noSplash_ec2f2018a5b17085b5272bb054db11a5.pdf

 

TOPIC 8. POVERTY

PDF

  • The Changing Nature of Poverty and Inequality in the Caribbean

https://issuu.com/caribank/docs/study_the-changing-nature-of-povert/27

  • Voices of Children on Poverty in Trinidad and Tobago

http://www.untrinidadandtobago.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Report-Voices-of-Children-on-Poverty-in-Trinidad-Web-2.pdf

E-MAGAZINE

  • Causes of Poverty in Trinidad and Tobago

https://www.borgenmagazine.com/causes-of-poverty-in-trinidad-and-tobago/

WEBSITE

  • The top 10 solutions to cut Poverty and grow the middle class

https://www.google.com/search?q=the+top+10+solutions+to+cut+poverty+and+grow+the+middle+class&rlz=1C1GGRV_enTT786TT786&oq=The+top+10+solutions+to+cut+Poverty+and+grow+the+middle+class&aqs=chrome.0.0.1594j0j8&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

  • Poverty in the Caribbean

https://www.ukessays.com/essays/sociology/the-psychology-of-poverty-in-the-caribbean-sociology-essay.php

  • Impact of Globalization on Poverty

https://www.ukessays.com/essays/economics/globalization-impact-on-poverty-in-less-developed-countries-economics-essay.php

  • Ending poverty

https://www.un.org/en/sections/issues-depth/poverty/

  • Poverty impairs problem solving abilities

https://www.webmd.com/children/news/19991221/poverty-impairs-problem-solving-abilities-children#1

INTERACTIVE

  • Definition of Poverty

https://www.investopedia.com/terms/p/poverty.asp

 

TOPIC 9. DESERTION

PDF

  • Defense Act of Trinidad and Tobago

https://rgd.legalaffairs.gov.tt/laws2/Alphabetical_List/lawspdfs/14.01.pdf

E-BOOK

https://books.google.tt/books?id=-BhsaaPGzA0C&printsec=frontcover&dq=desertion&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjp_cbhkcroAhUNn-AKHWoIBukQ6AEILTAB%20-%20v=onepage&q=desertion&f=false#v=snippet&q=desertion&f=false

  • Desertion and the American Soldier, 1776-2006

https://books.google.tt/books?id=AD0B560nGVIC&pg=PA81&dq=desertion&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjp_cbhkcroAhUNn-AKHWoIBukQ6AEIPTAD%20-%20v=onepage&q=desertion&f=false#v=snippet&q=desertion&f=false

INTERACTIVE

  • Definition of desertion

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/desertion

  • Spousal desertion: grounds for divorce?

https://www.hg.org/legal-articles/spousal-desertion-is-it-grounds-for-divorce-51955

WEBSITE

  • Sargeant Bowe Bergdahl to face court martial for desertion

https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2015/12/14/459712455/sgt-bowe-bergdahl-to-face-court-martial-for-desertion

  • What does military AWOL and desertion mean?

https://www.thebalancecareers.com/awol-and-desertion-3354181

  • Desertion Labour Guide

https://labourguide.co.za/desertion

 

TOPIC 10. SUICIDE

EBOOK

  • Youth suicide and bullying

https://books.google.tt/books?id=H3PDBAAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=suicide&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwigkqrmksroAhUDTd8KHdYYBoMQ6AEIUDAF%20-%20v=onepage&q=suicide&f=false#v=snippet&q=suicide&f=false

  • Why People Die by Suicide

https://books.google.tt/books?id=YqN-8XHDNX8C&printsec=frontcover&dq=suicide&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwigkqrmksroAhUDTd8KHdYYBoMQ6AEIJTAA%20-%20v=onepage&q=suicide&f=false#v=snippet&q=suicide&f=false

  • The Oxford Handbook of Suicide and Self Injury

https://books.google.tt/books?id=BYZSAwAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=suicide&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwigkqrmksroAhUDTd8KHdYYBoMQ6AEIcTAJ%20-%20v=onepage&q=suicide&f=false#v=snippet&q=suicide&f=false

VIDEO

  • The Origins of Suicide

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fhdsaep40fU

E-MAGAZINE

  • Caribbean Counsellors troubled by increase in Suicide among Young People

https://cruxnow.com/church-in-the-americas/2018/11/caribbean-counselors-troubled-by-increase-in-suicide-among-young-people/

WEBSITES

  • T&T has third highest suicide rate in the Caribbean

https://www.looptt.com/content/tt-has-third-highest-suicide-rate-region

  • Trinidad and Tobago suicide rates 2000 - 2020

https://www.macrotrends.net/countries/TTO/trinidad-and-tobago/suicide-rate

  • Suicide and Suicidal Thoughts

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/suicide/symptoms-causes/syc-20378048

  • Cyberbullying

https://www.sunshinebehavioralhealth.com/resources/preventing-cyberbullying/

INTERACTIVE

  • Definition of Suicide

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/suicide

 

TOPIC 11.  INCEST

EBOOK

  • ·         Incest origins of the taboo

https://books.google.tt/books?id=_SYeCwAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=incest&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwik58jxmsroAhXQhHIEHcBTBW0Q6AEIbzAJ%20-%20v=onepage&q=incest&f=false#v=snippet&q=incest&f=false

  • Systematic treatment of incest

https://books.google.tt/books?id=iGdfa3PCxBIC&pg=PR13&dq=incest&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwik58jxmsroAhXQhHIEHcBTBW0Q6AEIPDAD%20-%20v=onepage&q=incest&f=false#v=snippet&q=incest&f=false

E-MAGAZINE

  • Despite Taboo, incest alive in Jamaica

http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/lead-stories/20191103/despite-taboo-incest-alive-jamaica

  • Incest is abnormal

http://guyanachronicle.com/2017/04/30/incest-is-abnormal

INTERACTIVE

  • Definition of Incest

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/incest

  • Incest abuse: Effects and prevention on children

https://www.ukessays.com/essays/social-work/incest-abuse-effects-and-prevention-on-children-social-work-essay.php

WEBSITES

  • 10 incendiary facts about incest

https://listverse.com/2014/05/22/10-incendiary-facts-about-incest/

 

TOPIC 12 – DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

PDF

  • Legal aid for women of Gender violence in the Caribbean

http://www.undp.org/content/dam/trinidad_tobago/docs/DemocraticGovernance/Publications/Legal%20Aid%20and%20Gender%20Violence%20Study.%20UNDP%20RBLAC.%20JAN.%202014.pdf

  • Gender based violence in Trinidad and Tobago

http://www.2030caribbean.org/content/unct/caribbean/en/home/resources/publications0/gender-based-violence-in-trinidad-and-tobago.html

INTERACTIVE

  • Definition of Domestic Violence

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/domestic_violence

WEBSITE

  • Domestic violence through a Caribbean lens

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10926771.2019.1660442

  • Domestic Violence Facts

https://www.medicinenet.com/domestic_violence/article.htm

  • National statistics       

https://ncadv.org/statistics

  • Intimate partner violence in Latin America and the Caribbean

https://blogs.worldbank.org/latinamerica/intimate-partner-violence-latin-america-and-caribbean-needs-urgent-attention

  • Domestic Violence Agencies (Trinidad and Tobago)

http://opm-gca.gov.tt/Gender/Gender-Initiatives/Domestic-Violence-Report-s

 

TOPIC 13. SPECIAL NEEDS INDIVIDUALS

PDF

  • National policy on persons with disabilities [T&T]

https://www.un.org/development/desa/disabilities/wp-content/uploads/sites/15/2019/10/Trinidad-and-Tobago_National-Policy-on-Persons-with-Disabilities-2018.pdf

  • Providing special needs education in Trinidad and Tobago

https://newsday.co.tt/2019/01/28/providing-special-needs-education-in-tt/

WEBSITES

  • What is Special Needs?

https://www.bing.com/search?q=What+is+special+needs+%3F&form=PRDLC1&src=IE11TR&pc=DCTE

  • The difference between special needs and disability

https://www.meriahnichols.com/difference-special-needs-disability

 

TOPIC 14. HUMAN TRAFFICKING

WEBSITES

  • Police crack biggest Human Trafficking Ring in Trinidad and Tobago

https://www.caribbeannationalweekly.com/news/police-crack-biggest-human-trafficking-ring-in-trinidad-and-tobago/

  • 350 victims rescued in Latin America and the Caribbean

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-43941143

  • 11 facts about Human Trafficking

https://www.dosomething.org/us/facts/11-facts-about-human-trafficking

  • Human Trafficking

https://www.britannica.com/topic/human-trafficking

  • 2019 Trafficking in persons report

https://www.state.gov/reports/2019-trafficking-in-persons-report/

  • Trinidad and Tobago Trafficking in Persons

https://www.indexmundi.com/trinidad_and_tobago/trafficking_in_persons.html

 

TOPIC 15. THE AGED

 

PDF

  • Universal pensions and care for the elderly persons (T&T)

https://www.social-protection.org/gimi/RessourcePDF.action?id=55197

  • Older Persons Act

http://www.ttparliament.org/legislations/a2007-20.pdf

WEBSITES

  • Home care for the Elderly in their own homes

https://www.aginginplace.org/home-care-for-the-elderly-in-their-own-homes-important-things-to-remember/

  • Changing needs and Aged Care

https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/servicesandsupport/changing-needs-and-aged-care

  • Trinidad and Tobago Nursing Homes

http://www.tntisland.com/nursinghomes.html   

  • The Division of Ageing T&T

https://www.social.gov.tt/division-of-ageing/#:~:text=Its%20mission%20is%20to%20educate,environment%20for%20their%20continued%20development.

  • Ageing in the Caribbean and the Rights of Older People

https://www.cepal.org/en/notas/ageing-caribbean-and-rights-older-persons   

  • A.A Laquis Home Health Care Equipment

http://www.aalaquis.com/product-range/

E-NEWSPAPER

  • New Laws for the Aged

http://www.guardian.co.tt/article-6.2.381295.4702ad31f3  

 

TOPIC 16. CULTURAL DIVERSITY OF THE CARIBBEAN REGION

a. Existence of Cultural Patterns, Customs, Ceremonies, Religions and Festivals in the Caribbean Region

INTERACTIVE

  • Holidays and Observances in Trinidad and Tobago

https://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/trinidad/

b. Promotion of Ancestral Customs, Art, Craft, Language, Music, Dance and Folklore by National Organisations and Groups

WEBSITE

  • Trinidad and Tobago Folklore Characters and Tales

https://www.trinituner.com/v4/forums/viewtopic.php?t=397111#p5665692

  • Our-Music

https://lifeintrinidadandtobago.com/our-music/

  • Made in Trinidad: Unique Gifts, Souvenirs and Shopping

https://www.discovertnt.com/articles/Trinidad/Made-in-Trinidad-Gifts-Shopping#axzz6IUE3OBtl

  • What Languages are spoken in Trinidad and Tobago

https://www.worldatlas.com/articles/what-languages-are-spoken-in-trinidad-and-tobago.html

  • Trinidad and Tobago: a rich History of Dance, Devotion and Demonstration

https://www.guidetotheworldofmusic.com/articles/people-and-places/trinidad-tobago-a-rich-history-of-dance-devotion-and-demonstration/

  • What kinds of Music come from the Caribbean

https://www.liveabout.com/music-from-the-caribbean-3552832

 

                                                                                TOPIC 17. SOCIAL GROUPS

Concept of a Group; Group Cohesion; Leadership; Conflict

E BOOKS

  • Working with Groups

https://books.google.tt/books?id=WTw2KQGPxqUC&printsec=frontcover&dq=groups&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjfz_jLxsroAhVqiOAKHXp0CXQQ6AEIZDAH#v=onepage&q=groups&f=false

  • Conflict Resolution : An Introduction to Third Party Intervention

https://books.google.tt/books?id=PqEuDwAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=conflict+resolution&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjI6d6ryMroAhWjiOAKHQVSBs8Q6AEINTAC#v=onepage&q=conflict%20resolution&f=false

INTERACTIVE

  • Conflict Resolution

https://www.thebalancecareers.com/conflict-resolutions-skills-2063739

  • Definition of Group

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/group

WEBSITE

  • Groups: definition, functions, types

https://www.iedunote.com/group

  • Group projects for schools

https://kidshealth.org/en/kids/group-projects.html?ref=search

  • What is Leadership

https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newLDR_41.htm

  • Leadership basics

https://www.managementstudyguide.com/leadership_basics.htm

  • Understanding Conflict

https://www.managementstudyguide.com/understanding-conflict.htm

  • Types of Social Groups

https://study.com/academy/lesson/types-of-social-groups-primary-secondary-and-reference-groups.html

 

              TOPIC 18. ELECTORAL PROCESSES AND SYSTEMS USED TO ELECT GOVERNMENTS IN THE COMMONWEALTH CARIBBEAN

  1. Concepts of Government, Political Party, Constituency, Candidate, Electorate, Voters’ List, Adullt Suffrage, etc.

VIDEO

  • Types of Government

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EpP7bBaI50k

INTERACTIVE

  • Definition of Suffrage

https://www.britannica.com/topic/suffrage

WEBSITE

  • Definition of Government

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/government

  • Three types of Government Budgets

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/budget-faqs/what-are-the-three-types-of-government-budgets/articleshow/67466774.cms

  • How Governments function (Caribbean)

http://www.caribbeanelections.com/education/democracy/government.asp

  • What are the Functions of Government

http://www.legintent.com/what-are-the-functions-of-government/

  • The Conference of Heads of Governments

https://caricom.org/the-conference-of-heads-of-government/

  • Republic vs Democracy

https://www.thoughtco.com/republic-vs-democracy-4169936

  1. Electoral Processes

POWER POINT

  • Elections in the Commonwealth Caribbean [SLIDES]

https://www.slideshare.net/PhilbertJohn/elections-in-the-commonwealth-caribbean

INTERACTIVE

  • What is an Election?

https://www.dkfindout.com/us/more-find-out/what-does-politician-do/what-is-an-election/

  • Trinidad and Tobago the Voting process

https://aceproject.org/ero-en/regions/americas/TT/trinidad-and-tobago-poster-voting-process/view

  • Polling day activities (T&T)Voter

https://www.ebctt.com/electoral-process/polling-day-activities/

  • Voter Education

http://www.caribbeanelections.com/education/classroom/voter_education.asp

  1. Electoral Systems: First – Past – the – Post and Proportional Representation (PR). Advantages and disadvantages

INTERACTIVE

  • Elections and Electoral Systems (Caribbean)

https://gtuwi.tripod.com/elections2.html

POWER POINT

  • Voting systems : Proportional Representation [SLIDES]

https://www.slideshare.net/knoxmodernstudies/voting-systems-proportional-representation

 

SECTION 2. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF RESOURCES

                                   DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF RESOURCES

 

TOPIC 1. CONCEPTS AND TERMS ASSOCIATED WITH HUMAN AND PHYSICAL RESOURCES

4. Factors Influencing Population Change: Birth Rate, Death Rate, Migration

INTERACTIVE

  • Definition of Migration

https://www.dictionary.com/browse/migrate?s=t

  • Current World Population

https://www.worldometers.info/world-population/

WEBSITE

  • Trinidad and Tobago population Live

https://www.worldometers.info/world-population/trinidad-and-tobago-population/

  • Population Demographics

https://www.nature.com/scitable/knowledge/library/introduction-to-population-demographics-83032908/

  • Caribbean population (LIVE)

https://www.worldometers.info/world-population/caribbean-population/

  • UN: Migration

https://www.un.org/en/sections/issues-depth/migration/index.html

  • Migration Data Poll

https://migrationdataportal.org/?i=stock_abs_&t=2020

  • Migration and its Effects

https://www.toppr.com/guides/evs/no-place-for-us/migration-and-its-effects/

  • World Population 2020

https://worldpopulationreview.com/continents/world-population

  • Population by Country

https://www.indexmundi.com/map/

 

7. Explain the Need for Developing Human Resources: Productive workers, Creative and Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills

VIDEO

  • HR Basics

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2HFusWQIeE

INTERACTIVE

  • Employment

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/employment

WEBSITE

  • What is a Human Resource?

https://www.thebalancecareers.com/what-is-a-human-resource-1918144

  • Human Resource Development

https://www.onecaribbean.org/our-work/human-resource-development/

  • Developing and Training Human Resources in Organisations

https://smallbusiness.chron.com/developing-training-human-resources-organizations-697.html

  • The Human Resource Management Association of Trinidad and Tobago

https://www.hrmatt.com/

  • Problem Solving

https://www.skillsyouneed.com/ips/problem-solving.html

  • What is Problem Solving

https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newTMC_00.htm

  • 6 Ways to Enhance your Problem Solving skills

https://www.lifehack.org/articles/productivity/6-ways-to-enhance-your-problem-solving-skills.html

9. Factors that Influence Employment, Unemployment and Under- employment

INTERACTIVE

  • Employment

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/employment

WEBSITE

  • Trinidad and Tobago Unemployment Rate

https://tradingeconomics.com/trinidad-and-tobago/unemployment-rate

  • Trinidad and Tobago Employed Persons

https://tradingeconomics.com/trinidad-and-tobago/employed-persons

  • Youth Employment Rate for Trinidad and Tobago

https://tradingeconomics.com/trinidad-and-tobago/employed-persons

  • Unemployment Relief Programme (URP)

http://www.ttconnect.gov.tt/gortt/portal/ttconnect/!ut/p/a1/04_Sj9CPykssy0xPLMnMz0vMAfGjzOK9A40MTD0tjQ38Aw0sDYyCPA1dDUy9jd3NjYEKIlEUBLm7ARW4mhp6eIcZGxgYEKffAAdwJKg_ODVPP1w_Cq8yL1MMBZjOBCvA446C3NCICs9MRwCZJcB2/dl5/d5/L2dBISEvZ0FBIS9nQSEh/?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=/gortt/wcm/connect/GorTT+Web+Content/TTConnect/Citizen/Topic/EducationandTraining/Training+and+Development+Programmes/Unemployment+Relief+Programme+%28URP%29

  • Trinidad and Tobago Labour Force

https://www.ilo.org/caribbean/countries-covered/trinidad-tobago/lang--en/index.htm

  • International Monetary Fund

https://www.imf.org/en/News/Articles/2017/11/13/na111417-crime-and-youth-unemployment-in-the-caribbean

11. Identify the Location and Uses of the Major Natural Resources in the Caribbean Region

  1.  Location of Major Natural Resources:

(i) Renewable and (ii) Non-Renewable

VIDEO

  • Science Video for Kids: Natural Resources of the Earth

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qw6uXh9yM54

  • Human, Capital and Natural Resources for Kids

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8uJQPo8yq0

iii. Uses of Natural Resources

E BOOK

  • Natural Resources their Use and Abuse

https://books.google.tt/books?id=tbI8bJC296gC&printsec=frontcover&dq=natural+resources&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiiqYudp8zoAhXkRt8KHdNuCJ4Q6AEITDAF#v=onepage&q=natural%20resources&f=false

 

REGIONAL INTEGRATION

2. Major Challenges Facing the Caribbean Region

h. Shortage of Skilled Workers

E BOOK

  • Service and Servility in Contemporary Caribbean Hospitality. The Myth and the Reality

https://books.google.tt/books?id=iX0qbxlCoc4C&pg=PA239&dq=natural+resources+in+the+caribbean&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi-xfS4p8zoAhVnQt8KHTLTC3YQ6AEIYzAI#v=onepage&q=natural%20resources%20in%20the%20caribbean&f=false

 

3. Major Stages in the Integration Movement

E BOOK

  • CSME: Main Provisions and Expected Benefits

https://books.google.tt/books?id=JnVEk1MckjUC&pg=PA39&dq=CSME&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi15dbwp8zoAhXNnOAKHWr4BhkQ6AEIJTAA#v=onepage&q=CSME&f=false

  • The CSME, CCJ and Private Sector

https://books.google.tt/books?id=Ln1lH5za96gC&pg=PA24&dq=CSME&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi15dbwp8zoAhXNnOA

  • Competition Law in the CSME

https://books.google.tt/books?id=sTqDBAAAQBAJ&pg=PT103&dq=CSME&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi15dbwp8zoAhXNnOAKHWr4BhkQ6AEIXjAH#v=onepage&q=CSME&f=false

WEBSITE

  • Organisaton of Eastern Caribbean States

https://www.oecs.org/en/

  • Organisaton of Eastern Caribbean States

http://www.caribbeanelections.com/education/integration/oecs.asp

  • What is CSME?

http://csme.caricom.org/

  • What is CSME?

https://www.csmeonline.org/

  • CARICOM- A Community for All: Member states and Associate Members

https://caricom.org/member-states-and-associate-members/

  • CARICOM- A Community for All: Who We Are

https://caricom.org/our-community/who-we-are/

  • CARICOM Single Market and Economy

https://www.ttconnect.gov.tt/gortt/portal/ttconnect/!ut/p/a1/jdDBCoJAEAbgp_HqjIqW3QzMzCg0Kt1LaGyroa6oaY-feRPLmtsM3w8_AwR8IHnYJCysE56H6Xsn2sVxZVRtXcG9izrKni2ZqDqKtdM6EAyAZ606YKrS2jkpiPhfHr-M8TN_oDmcgUyy5WwExjV7MNFjA4SlPOp_Ehh5pMwZkJLeaElL8VF257iui2ohoIBt24qMc5ZS8cozAT9FYl7V4A8lFNnRf9p3NW22xguhC6ui/dl5/d5/L2dBISEvZ0FBIS9nQSEh/?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=/gortt/wcm/connect/GorTT+Web+Content/TTConnect/Non-National/Topic/BusinessandTrade/Imports+and+Exports/CARICOM+Single+Market+and+Economy+%28CSME%29

  • CARICOM- A Community for All: CARICOM Single Market and Economy

https://caricom.org/our-work/caricom-single-market-and-economy/

4. Functions of:

a. OECS Secretariat

WEBSITE

  • Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States: Our Structure

https://www.oecs.org/en/who-we-are/our-structure

  • Functions of the OECS Secretariat

https://www.coursehero.com/file/53593011/FUNCTIONS-OF-OCES-SECRETARIAT-Doc-5docx/

  • The Integrationist Caribbean: Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States

http://www.theintegrationistcaribbean.org/organisations/oecs/

PDF

  • The Role of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) in Regional Ocean Governance

http://www.acs-aec.org/sites/default/files/Murray%20-%20Role%20of%20the%20OECS%20in%20regional%20ocean%20governance.pdf

  • Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States: Draft of the New Treaty

http://ctrc.sice.oas.org/CARICOM/OECS/Draft_of_the_New_Treaty.pdf

  1. CARICOM Secretariat

E-BOOK

  • Deodat, Rovin ed. (2010). The CARICOM Handbook for Schools/ compiled and edited by Rovin Deodat. 3rd Edition. Barbados: Caricom Secretariat, 2003. 121 pages.

https://www.criti.info/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/en-caricom-handbook.pdf

 

WEBSITE

  • CARICOM- A Community for All: CARICOM Secretariat

https://caricom.org/caricom-secretariat/

  • CARICOM- A Community for All: Overview CARICOM Secretariat

https://caricom.org/20357-2-2/

PDF

  • Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat

https://www.iri.edu.ar/publicaciones_iri/manual/Listos%20para%20subir%20III/Integraci%F3n-Latinoamerica/CARICOM/caribbean_community.pdf

  1. Conference of Heads of Government

WEBSITE

  • CARICOM- A Community for All: The Conference of Heads of Government

https://caricom.org/the-conference-of-heads-of-government/

  • Treaty Establishing the Caribbean Community and Common Market – CARICOM: Chapter II. Organs of the Community

http://www.sice.oas.org/Trade/CCME/ccme3.asp

  • Get the Facts- Conference of Heads of Government

https://jis.gov.jm/information/get-the-facts/get-the-facts-the-conference-of-heads-of-government/

 

SECTION 3. OPTIONS

1. COMMUNICATION

Challenges presented by the Global Media in relation to Cultural Penetration and the Development of the Region: Effects of Global Mass Media on Caribbean Society

POWER POINT

  • The Role and Function of Mass Media in the Caribbean [SLIDES]

https://www.slideshare.net/Nevedie/the-role-of-mass-media-in-the-caribbean

  • Mass Media [SLIDES]

https://www.slideshare.net/Veeshalla100/mass-media-36843423

PDF

  • Caribbean Cultures and Mass Communication Technology in the 21st Century

https://ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu/CA/00/40/00/66/00001/PDF.pdf

E MAGAZINE

  • The first Mass Media in Trinidad

http://caribbeanhistoryarchives.blogspot.com/2011/08/first-mass-media-in-trinidad.html

  • Mass Media and the Caribbean

https://www.cjc-online.ca/index.php/journal/article/view/708/614

  • Communication

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/communication

 

E NEWSPAPER ARTICLE

  • Role and Function of the Mass Media

https://www.pressreader.com/jamaica/jamaica-gleaner/20190507/281629601704156

WEBSITE

  • Communication skills

https://www.skillsyouneed.com/ips/communication-skills.html

  • 9 effective communication skills

https://www.habitsforwellbeing.com/9-effective-communication-skills/

  • Trinidad and Tobago Media Sources

http://www.tntisland.com/media.html

  1. CONSUMER AFFAIRS

5. Evaluate the Role of Government and Other Agencies in Protecting and Educating Consumers

Forms of Consumer Protection:

  1. Government

VIDEO

  • Consumer Affairs Department – the right to Consumer Education

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A7ihga5xR00

  • The Basics of Consumer Protection

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-eCBuWzL_8

  • Consumer Rights and Responsibilities

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LHjRV5IiwTk

E-BOOK

  • Consumers in CARICOM

https://issuu.com/caricomorg/docs/consumers_in_caricom

  • NCW ’94 focused on Consumer Bill of Rights

https://books.google.tt/books?id=Ws5cBt51qRIC&printsec=frontcover&dq=consumer+affairs&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwidgNX0rMzoAhWIl-AKHdFXCqMQ6AEINTAC#v=onepage&q=consumer%20affairs&f=false

  • Social Studies for the Caribbean: CXC Core Units and options

https://books.google.tt/books?id=6nK0y2l64sAC&printsec=frontcover&dq=consumer+affairs+in+Trinidad&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiZnPmIrczoAhVQn-AKHb21DBIQ6AEIJTAA#v=onepage&q=consumer%20affairs%20in%20Trinidad&f=false

  • Consumer Protection Law Development

https://books.google.tt/books?id=9dT7jteyraUC&pg=PA708&dq=consumer+affairs+in+the+caribbean&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiShZGzrczoAhVGT6wKHcZuDNkQ6AEITDAF#v=onepage&q=consumer%20affairs%20in%20the%20caribbean&f=false

 

  1. Consumer Groups and Organisations, Pressure Groups

WEBSITE

  • Bureau of Consumer Protection

https://www.ftc.gov/about-ftc/bureaus-offices/bureau-consumer-protection

  • Consumer Protection Agencies

https://www.accc.gov.au/contact-us/other-helpful-agencies/consumer-protection-agencies

  1. Explain How Consumers Use Modern Technology to Conduct Transactions

Banking

E-BOOK

  • The Oxford Book of Banking

https://books.google.tt/books?id=oexQBQAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=banking&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiVr8alsMzoAhVM3KQKHdmYAKMQ6AEIMzAC#v=onepage&q=banking&f=false

WEBSITE

  • Definition of Banking

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/banking

  • Top Banks in Trinidad and Tobago

https://corporatefinanceinstitute.com/resources/careers/companies/top-banks-in-trinidad-and-tobago/

  • Banking Industry Trinidad and Tobago

https://batt.org.tt/banking-industry/

  • List of Banks in Trinidad and Tobago

https://www.swiftbic.com/banks-in-TRINIDAD-AND-TOBAGO.html

  • Caribbean Association of Banks

https://cab-inc.com/

 

10. Develop Strategies to Deal with the Effects of Devaluation and Inflation on Consumers

E-BOOK

  • Theories of Inflation

https://books.google.tt/books?id=TYlWlB1dyDUC&printsec=frontcover&dq=inflation&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjg3qv-r8zoAhUSWqwKHW1xCR4Q6AEINDAC#v=onepage&q=inflation&f=false

  • Inflation : Causes and Effects

https://books.google.tt/books?id=J2E7uI78CesC&printsec=frontcover&dq=inflation&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjg3qv-r8zoAhUSWqwKHW1xCR4Q6AEIQzAE#v=onepage&q=inflation&f=false

  • How Currency Devaluation Works

https://books.google.tt/books?id=mMXskrKCDNAC&printsec=frontcover&dq=devaluation&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi_54SbsMzoAhVJy6QKHVpRB5EQ6AEIJTAA#v=onepage&q=devaluation&f=false

  • Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean

https://books.google.tt/books?id=el3BDwAAQBAJ&pg=PA63&dq=inflation+in+the+caribbean&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjn3q-zsMzoAhXFyqQKHaNMAL8Q6AEIRjAE#v=onepage&q=inflation%20in%20the%20caribbean&f=false

 

11. Evaluate the Effects of Globalisation and Trade Liberalisation on Consumers

 

GLOBAGLISATION

E-BOOK

  • Globalisation: the end of National Economic Policy?

https://books.google.tt/books?id=h9XkbjQ1uAQC&printsec=frontcover&dq=globalisation&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi3laKasczoAhWosKQKHZIwDN8Q6AEIJTAA#v=onepage&q=globalisation&f=false

  • Globalisation, Migration and Health

https://books.google.tt/books?id=yX_FCwAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=globalisation&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi3laKasczoAhWosKQKHZIwDN8Q6AEIMDAB#v=onepage&q=globalisation&f=false

  • Implications of Globalization

https://books.google.tt/books?id=IROnfGUDWbgC&printsec=frontcover&dq=globalisation&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi3laKasczoAhWosKQKHZIwDN8Q6AEIazAI#v=onepage&q=globalisation&f=false

  • Globalisation and Neo-Liberalism

 

https://books.google.tt/books?id=mUI5AAAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=globalisation+in+the+caribbean&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiU-urDsczoAhWH2qQKHfXoBfAQ6AEIJTAA#v=onepage&q&f=false

  • The impact of Globalisation on the Gas Reserves of Trinidad and Tobago

https://books.google.tt/books?id=mUI5AAAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=globalisation+in+the+caribbean&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiU-urDsczoAhWH2qQKHfXoBfAQ6AEIJTAA#v=onepage&q&f=false

 

3. TOURISM

4. Analyse the Contribution of Land based and Cruise Tourism to the Economy of the Commonwealth Caribbean

PDF

  • Last Resorts: the Cost of Tourism in the Caribbean

https://books.google.tt/books?id=hIYTCgAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=tourism+in+the+caribbean&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjg5u758dboAhXklOAKHQ4jDE4Q6AEIJTAA#v=onepage&q=tourism%20in%20the%20caribbean&f=false

  • Tourism and the Environment in the Caribbean: An Economic Framework

https://www.elaw.org/fr/system/files/Tourism.Environment.Caribbean.pdf

E-BOOK

  • Tourism in the Caribbean

https://books.google.tt/books?id=7boQNBgI9iMC&printsec=frontcover&dq=tourism+in+the+caribbean&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjTvb-usszoAhVQ3KQKHQzNAu0Q6AEILjAB#v=onepage&q=tourism%20in%20the%20caribbean&f=false

  • Cruise Tourism in the Caribbean

https://books.google.tt/books?id=-x6eDwAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=tourism+in+the+caribbean&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjTvb-usszoAhVQ3KQKHQzNAu0Q6AEIVzAG#v=onepage&q=tourism%20in%20the%20caribbean&f=false

  • Tourism in the Caribbean: the Economic Impact

https://idl-bnc-idrc.dspacedirect.org/bitstream/handle/10625/5999/IDL-5999.pdf?sequence=1

WEBSITE

  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Tourism

https://www.ukessays.com/essays/tourism/the-advantages-and-disadvantages-of-tourism-tourism-essay.php

  • 10 top -rated Tourists Attractions in Trinidad and Tobago

https://www.planetware.com/tourist-attractions/trinidad-and-tobago-tri.htm

  • Things to do in Trinidad and Tobago

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g147387-Activities-Trinidad_and_Tobago.html

  • The Effects of Tourism in the Caribbean

https://traveltips.usatoday.com/effects-tourism-caribbean-63368.html

  • The Negative Effects of Tourism in the Caribbean

https://www.ukessays.com/essays/tourism/negative-effects-of-tourism-in-the-caribbean.php

  • Can the Caribbean Tourism Industry Withstand COVID 19?

https://www.thedialogue.org/analysis/can-the-caribbean-tourism-industry-withstand-covid-19/

6. Assess the Impact of the Tourism Industry on the Physical Environment of the Commonwealth Caribbean

WEBSITE

  • How Tourism affects the Environment

https://www.conserve-energy-future.com/how-tourism-affects-environment.php

  • Dive Tourism: How to Minimize your Environmental Impact

https://www.unep.org/news-and-stories/story/dive-tourism-how-minimize-your-environmental-impact

  • Environmental Impacts of Tourism

https://tourismteacher.com/environmental-impacts-of-tourism/

PDF

  • Environmental Impacts of Tourism

https://om.ciheam.org/om/pdf/a57/04001977.pdf

  • Coastal Tourism in the Wider Caribbean Region: Impacts and Best Management Practices

http://ess-caribbean.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Coastal-Tourism-in-the-Wider-Caribbean-Region-Impacts-and-Best-Management-Practices-1997.pdf

 

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