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Unformatted text preview: Economics Stage 6 Syllabus Original published version updated: April 2006 Official Notice 3 May 2005 (Vol 14 No 2 BOS 20/05) April 2000 Board Bulletin/Official Notices Vol 9 No 2 (BOS 13/00) The Board of Studies owns the copyright on all syllabuses. Schools may reproduce this syllabus in part or in full for bona fide study or classroom purposes only. Acknowledgement of the Board of Studies copyright must be included on any reproductions. Students may copy reasonable portions of the syllabus for the purpose of research or study. Any other use of this syllabus must be referred to the Copyright Officer, Board of Studies NSW. Ph: (02) 9367 8111; fax: (02) 9279 1482. Material on p 5 from Securing Their Future NSW Government 1997. Board of Studies NSW 1999 Published by Board of Studies NSW GPO Box 5300 Sydney NSW 2001 Australia Tel: (02) 9367 8111 Internet: http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au ISBN 0 7313 4236 4 2006583 2 Contents 1 The Higher School Certificate Program of Study 5 2 Rationale for Economics in the Stage 6 Curriculum 6 3 Continuum of Learning for Economics Stage 6 Students 7 4 Aim 8 5 Objectives 8 6 Course Structure 9 7 Objectives and Outcomes 10 7.1 Table of Objectives and Outcomes 10 7.2 Key Competencies 12 8 Content: Economics Stage 6 13 9 Content: Economics Preliminary Course 14 9.1 Preliminary Topic One Introduction to Economics 14 9.2 Preliminary Topic Two Consumers and Business 16 9.3 Preliminary Topic Three Markets 19 9.4 Preliminary Topic Four Labour Markets 22 9.5 Preliminary Topic Five Financial Markets 25 9.6 Preliminary Topic Six Government and the Economy 28 10 Content: Economics HSC Course 31 10.1 HSC Topic One The Global Economy 31 10.2 HSC Topic Two Australias Place in the Global Economy 34 10.3 HSC Topic Three Economic Issues 37 10.4 HSC Topic Four Economic Policies and Management 40 11 Course Requirements 43 12 Post-school Opportunities 44 13 Assessment and Reporting 45 13.1 Requirements and Advice 45 13.2 Internal Assessment 46 13.3 External Examination 46 13.4 Board Requirements for the Internal Assessment Mark in Board Developed Courses 47 13.5 Assessment Components, Weightings and Tasks 48 13.6 HSC External Examination Specifications 50 13.7 Summary of Internal and External Assessment 51 13.8 Reporting Student Performance Against Standards 51 Economics Stage 6 Syllabus 1 The Higher School Certificate Program of Study The purpose of the Higher School Certificate program of study is to: provide a curriculum structure which encourages students to complete secondary education; foster the intellectual, social and moral development of students, in particular developing their: knowledge, skills, understanding and attitudes in the fields of study they choose capacity to manage their own learning desire to continue learning in formal or informal settings after school capacity to work together with others respect for the cultural diversity of Australian society;...
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