Social Studies NCEA Level 3
UE:Social Studies is an ‘approved subject’ for University Entrance. Standards marked (R) may be counted towards the Reading credits for Literacy. Standards marked (R/W) may be counted towards either (but not both) Reading or Writing credits for Literacy.
Background:This course has open entry.
Course Description:Senior social studies is about how societies work and how people can participate in their communities as informed, critical, and responsible citizens. Students debate, discuss and examine the causes and effects of social issues that relate to identity, gender, race and culture, and learn to take actions that may bring about social improvement and policy changes. The aim of the course is to allow students to better understand, engage in and contribute to the diverse society we live in.
|3||91596(R/W)||Social Studies 3.1 - Demonstrate understanding of ideological responses to an issue||4||External||Compulsory|
|3||91598(R/W)||Social Studies 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of how ideologies shape society||4||External||Compulsory|
|3||91597(R)||Social Studies 3.2 - Conduct a critical social inquiry||6||Internal||Compulsory|
|3||91599||Social Studies 3.4 - Examine personal involvement in a social action(s) that aims to influence policy change(s)||6||Internal||Compulsory|
|3||91600||Social Studies 3.5 - Examine a campaign of social action(s) to influence policy change(s)||4||Internal||Compulsory|