The study of Economics provides a logical framework for students to understand the world around them. Students use Economic models and concepts to unpack and evaluate current issues often exposing unintended consequences. The methodology is as applicable to personal decision making as it is to government policy.
The logical analysis that Economics teachers provides students with transferable skills that can be utilised in a range of disciplines.
Students study both Micro and Macro Economics in the senior years.
The course concentrates on:
Assessment activities occur at the end of units and at the end of the year in the form of an exam.
The focus is on four major economic issues:
Students study five topics (standards) that count for 22 credits towards Level 2 NCEA.
Students study five topics (standards) that count for 24 credits towards Level 3 NCEA.
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