In Drama, pre-service teacher Jessica Edwards uses real-life situations such as mock job interviews to help build students' communication skills and to prepare them for life beyond the school gates.
Edwards gave AITSL (the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership) insight into what she does. See what she had to say in the below video.
Are there opportunities for you to deliver classroom activities that reflect the real-life situations that your students are likely to face beyond the school gates?
Which real world skills will these learning activities help your students develop?
How will you go about incorporating them into your planning?