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The Society and Environment learning area develops students’ understandings of how and why individuals and groups live together; interact with and within their environment; manage resources; and create institutions and systems. Students further understand that, over time, these relationships and interactions may change to varying degrees.
Key features of Society and Environment Society and Environment involves the study of how individuals and groups live together and interact with their physical and cultural environment. Society and Environment develops students’ abilities to:
- analyse and reflect on their place in contemporary society
- actively explore and participate in the world around them
- make reasoned and informed decisions about social and environmental issues.
Organisation of the Society and Environment learning area Seven outcomes are identified in the Curriculum Framework Society and Environment Learning Area Statement:
The scope and sequence statements in this syllabus incorporate the content for the first two outcomes within that for the last five.
- Investigation, Communication and Participation
- Active Citizenship
- Place and Space
- Time, Continuity and Change
- Natural and Social Systems.