NCEA Level 2 History~ Challenging the Status Quo

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss E. HILLARY

Recommended Prior Learning

This is an open entry course providing you have attained a reasonable standard in NCEA Level 1 English and/or Level 1 Geography.

You will learn a variety of skills such as research, source interpretation and essay writing.  

The content could include the Vietnam War, the Weimar Republic and Nazi Germany and New Zealand's involvement in a significant event, this will be decided on dependent on individual interests.

Exploring events where people have taken a stand and challenged the status quo.  Topics are student choice, but could include: Tianamen Square, Women's Suffrage, Nuclear Free New Zealand, Mau in Samoa, Parihaka, Homosexual Law Reform, French Revolution......and so on.




NCEA Level 3 History ~ Questioning Authority

Career Pathways

Business Analyst, Archivist, Police Officer, Army Officer, Army Soldier, Barrister, Author, Urban/Regional Planner, Ship's Officer, Elected Government Representative, Journalist, Technical Writer, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Curator, Librarian, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Photographer, Policy Analyst

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course Contribution: $25
Additional trip costs may be incurred
Stationery Requirements: 1 x 2B8 (hardcover), diary.


Standards shown on courses are only an indication and not all may be offered at the time of study.