11SS

Level 1 Social Studies

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs L. Stevenson

The course is designed to enable students to gain up to 20 credits in Senior Social Studies Achievement Standards towards the National Certificate of Educational Achievement Level 1. This subject looks at how societies operate and interact. We will examine how people can make a difference by pushing for change and students will be required to create and actively be involved in their own social action
to support a well-known organisation. Students are given opportunities to develop communication, critical thinking and decision-making skills. These attributes help students become responsible individuals with the ability to analyse the world around them.


Pathway

Recommended Prior Learning

Open entry. Good research skills are an advantage.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91039 v3
NZQA Info
Social Studies 1.1 - Describe how cultures change
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91040 v3
NZQA Info
Social Studies 1.2 - Conduct a social inquiry
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91041 v3
NZQA Info
Social Studies 1.3 - Describe consequences of cultural change(s)
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91042 v3
NZQA Info
Social Studies 1.4 - Report on personal involvement in a social justice and human rights action
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91043 v2
NZQA Info
Social Studies 1.5 - Describe a social justice and human rights action
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 20
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0