NCEA Level 3 History
Teacher in Charge: G. Hampton
History is the study of past events connected with particular places and people. History helps students to understand people and societies, to investigate their own moral standing on issues and gives perspectives on what it means to be a responsible citizen.
In History students develop skills in assessing evidence and conflicting interpretations of events and people, critical thinking and the ability to gather, analyse and communicate information.
At Level 3 students will focus on aspects of NZ History and contested historical events.
- Controversial New Zealand Court cases
- Contested events, including Comfort Women
- Genocide - American
This course is a University Entrance approved subject.
Recommended Prior Learning
Previous experience in Year 11 and Year 12 History recommended.
Total Credits Available: 25 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 25
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
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For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.