First year of renewed Stage 1 Economics 2020 (green box)

2020 is the first year of teaching renewed Stage 1 Economics. For Stage 2, see current Stage 2 or Stage 2 in 2021.

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Subject description (Stage 1)

Economics (Stage 1)

In Economics, students explore and analyse a variety of authentic economic contexts to develop, extend, and apply their skills, knowledge, understanding, and capabilities. Students develop an understanding that economic thinking can offer insights into many of the issues faced by society.

For Stage 2, see current Stage 2 or Stage 2 in 2021.

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  • Everyone

    Stay up-to-date with how we're supporting students, schools, and teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic, including our latest communications and resources as they become available.

    Go to our portal.

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  • Teachers

    We held an implementation workshop for Economics Stage 2 via Zoom. Find out more.

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  • Teachers, Coordinators

    This year we’re starting to roll out new, streamlined subject areas on the SACE website.

    This means we're making subjects easier to navigate, while providing subject-specific information that’s relevant to each task you will perform as a teacher, at the time you need it.

    Please take a moment to familiarise yourself with the changes by watching the video.

    These renewed subjects have already had their subject areas streamlined:
    Dance (Stage 1)
    Drama (Stage 1)
    Economic (Stage 1)
    Outdoor Education
    Design, Technology and Engineering
    Australian Languages

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    Accounting Australian Languages Dance Drama Economics Outdoor Education Design, Technology and Engineering

Subject codes (Stage 1)

Subject codes

Stage 1
Credits Code
10 1ENO10
20 1ENO20