13SUS

Year 13 Sustainable Societies & Futures

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: K. Baird

Students will investigate world cultures and societies as well as their local community. Topics may include: ideologies – what people believe and why, current events and issues impacting on people and places, fighting for change, war and protest, diversity, the law, stereotypes, and social and environmental issues. Understanding views, values and perspectives is a key component of this course.This course offers the opportunity for students to gain credits in Level 3 Social Studies Achievement Standards. This course provides the opportunity to gain credits towards the literacy requirements for University Entrance. Level 3 Sustainable Societies and Futures is a much more academic subject than the Level 2 course.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

2 x Clever Kiwi Activity Scrapbook (or similar size 240 x 340mm), 1 x Clear file (30 pages), Field Trips: tbc

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91597 v2
NZQA Info
Social Studies 3.2 - Conduct a critical social inquiry
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 1

A.S. 91599 v2
NZQA Info
Social Studies 3.4 - Examine personal involvement in a social action(s) that aims to influence policy change(s)
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 2

A.S. 91600 v2
NZQA Info
Social Studies 3.5 - Examine a campaign of social action(s) to influence policy change(s)
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 3

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 16
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 16
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 16

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.