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Politics, Power and People Stage 1
Subject outline

Version 2.0
For teaching in 2022. Accredited in May 2020 for teaching at Stage 1 from 2021.  See subject changes for 2022.

Stage 1 | Subject outline | Learning requirements

Learning requirements

The learning requirements summarise the knowledge, skills, and understanding that students are expected to develop and demonstrate through their learning in Stage 1 Politics, Power, and People.

In this subject, students are expected to:

  1. understand and analyse political concepts and the interconnectedness of Australian politics and the world
  2. apply inquiry skills to compare, analyse, and evaluate political issues and perspectives
  3. make judgments and propose solutions to political issues, considering factors such as the social climate, political structures, and perspectives 
  4. communicate ideas and arguments using a range of evidence and subject specific language
  5. develop independent and collaborative communication skills to express political ideas and opinions.