02PAC

Level 2 Pacific Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss T. Pasese

Course description: 

Students will look at past, present and future issues that affect Pasefika communities within the Pacific diaspora and explore various aspects of Pasefika indigenous knowledge.

02PAC: Gain 18 credits by exploring kava ceremonies across different Pacific cultures, the Gender Pay Gap and the Dawn Raids. Students taking this course can also gain 5 reading, 5 writing credits (UE literacy).


Course Overview

Term 1
Kava ceremonies across different Pacific cultures.

Term 2
Gender pay gap.

Term 3
Dawn Raids/Annexation of Hawaii

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1x 1B5 Notebook
2x Clear File folders

Pathway

An understanding of the Pacific and Pacific peoples can be an asset for careers in education, the public service, the health sector, social services, business, journalism, marketing, language teaching and translation.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 17169 v5
NZQA Info
Draw a conclusion after an investigation into an aspect of Pacific society with guidance
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 26539 v6
NZQA Info
Communicate detailed understanding of an aspect of Pacific culture through a planned presentation with guidance
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91234 v2
NZQA Info
History 2.6 - Examine how a significant historical event affected New Zealand society
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r,5w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91280 v2
NZQA Info
Social Studies 2.2 - Conduct a reflective social inquiry
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 10
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 10
Total Numeracy Credits: 0