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Integrated Learning Stage 1
Subject outline

Version 4.0 - For teaching in 2024.
Accredited in August 2017 for teaching at Stage 1 from 2018.

Stage 1 | Subject outline | Capabilities | Intercultural understanding

Intercultural understanding

In this subject students extend and apply their intercultural understanding capability by, for example:

  • recognising culture exists in any situation where a group of people are gathered together for a common purpose, including in situational, organisational, linguistic, and social contexts and ways of thinking
  • understanding that culture is dynamic and can change over time and context
  • learning about and engaging with diverse cultures, recognising commonalities and differences, and cultivating mutual respect
  • understanding, valuing, and respecting a range of perspectives
  • understanding how cultures connect and relate to each other developing the skills to move between cultures
  • acknowledging and respecting the social, cultural, linguistic, historic, and religious diversity of a nation, including that of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Australia.