NCEA Level 2 Social Studies

12SOS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr D. HUTCHINSON

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry (very high literacy component)



FILM DESIGN Design and create a socially responsible film that aims to highlight a topical issue. (10 credits over 2 standards).

ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION
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.

SOCIAL ACTION
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.

JOURNALISM
Students are encouraged to write or record a piece of journalism that is published in the 'real world.'


Departments:

Social Science



Pathway

NCEA Level 3 Media Studies

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course Contribution: Studio Trip $150 (may be subsidised by the Social Studies Department - for optional studio trip)
Stationery Requirements:


Disclaimer

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