Year 12 Sustainable Societies & Futures

12SUS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: K. Baird

Students will investigate global issues and examine their impact on societies and cultures of the world. Topics include: climate change and damage to the environment, civil defense, pandemics, the United Nations and New Zealand, the treatment of women, human rights, social justice, social action, response to disasters, the law, crime and local issues. Views, values and perspectives are a key focus of this course.This course offers the opportunity for students to gain credits in Level 2 Social Studies Achievement Standards and Level 2 Legal Studies and Journalism Unit Standards.


Pathway

Year 13 Earth and Space Science, Year 13 English - Thematic, Year 13 Health Studies, Year 13 Modular Programme (Full time course), Year 13 Sport Studies, Year 13 Sustainable Societies & Futures

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1 x Clear file (20 page), 2 x Clever Kiwi Activity Scrapbook (or similar size 240 x 340mm), $15 (approx) Field trip to Wellington City


Recommended Prior Learning

This course is fully internally assessed and is aimed at students who may struggle in some Level 2 courses. It is taught at a slower pace and assessments are structured with students' capabilities in mind.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 10337 v5 Describe the legal rights and personal responsibilities of secondary school students
Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 2
2
I
3
U.S. 27611 v1 Demonstrate understanding of current events for journalism
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 2
2
I
4
A.S. 91280 v2 Social Studies 2.2 - Conduct a reflective social inquiry
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 3
2
I
5
Y
A.S. 91282 v2 Social Studies 2.4 - Describe personal involvement in a social action related to rights and responsibilities
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 10
2
I
5
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.