Stage 2 | Subject outline | Version control

Politics, Power, and People Stage 2
Subject outline

Version 2.0
For teaching in 2022. Accredited in May 2020 for teaching at Stage 2 from 2021.  See subject changes for 2022.

Stage 2 | 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 2 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. explore political issues by synthesising information and perspectives and reflecting on the barriers to progress and solutions 
  3. propose solutions and make judgments, considering factors such as social climate, political structures, and perspectives
  4. develop independent and collaborative communication skills in order to express the complexity of political ideas 
  5. reflect on their beliefs, values, and experiences concerning political ideas and concepts 
  6. apply inquiry skills to compare, analyse, and evaluate political issues and perspectives, using a range of evidence.