The Australian Curriculum: Humanities and Social Sciences includes five subjects. F-6/7 HASS. 7-10 Civics and Citizenship, 7-10 Economics and Business, 7-10 Geography and 7-10 History.
The Civics and Citizenship curriculum is all about ensuring students have the skills and values to become active and informed citizens. Students will investigate political and legal systems, and explore the nature of citizenship, diversity and identity in contemporary society.
The economics and business curriculum explores aspects of economics and business that affect daily life. Students will learn about the role that individuals, businesses and governments play in the economy, the way they make decisions about how to allocate resources and the effects of these decisions.
The Australian Curriculum in geography includes:
The Years 7-10 Australian Curriculum: Geography provides opportunities for students to investigate, analyse and explain the characteristics of the places that make up our world.
The Australian Curriculum in History includes:
The Years 7-10 Australian Curriculum: History provides opportunities for students to investigate Australian and world history. Australian history is to be taught within a world history context. Students develop knowledge, understanding and skills through their study of societies, events, movements and developments. There are opportunities to study the role of individuals and groups and their significance.
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