NCEA Level 2 Social Studies
Teacher in Charge: Mr D. HUTCHINSON
FILM DESIGN Design and create a socially responsible film that aims to highlight a topical issue. (10 credits over 2 standards).
Undertake an environmental action that examines the student's role in eating food in a sustainable way (food miles, vegetarianism, packaging etc).
SOCIAL CHANGE VLOG
Become the author of a blog/vlog that promotes a topical issue, educates the public using corroborated sources and aims to create change in society.
HUMAN RIGHTS INQUIRY
Research and submit your findings in relation to a current human rights issue in the world.
Identify something that is wrong in our society and try to bring about real change to policy to make a big difference to people's lives.
Students are encouraged to write or record a piece of journalism that is published in the 'real world.'
Recommended Prior Learning
Open Entry (very high literacy component)
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Course Contribution: Studio Trip $150 (may be subsidised by the Social Studies Department - for optional studio trip)
Total Credits Available: 34 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 34 credits.
Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard in line with NZQA guidelines
Standards shown on courses are only an indication and not all may be offered at the time of study.