02PAC

Level 2 Pacific Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss T. Pasese

Course description: 02PAC is a course that looks at past, present and future issues of the Pasefika communities in the islands and in New Zealand. It is a combination of cross curricular standards with a sole focus on Pasefika topics. We will be looking at the complexities of ethnic identities, the history of Pasefika peoples in New Zealand and relationships between Pasefika and ethnic and western foods. Students who take 02PAC will have a deeper understanding of who they are as Pasefika learners and how they can make a difference in our communities and in the wider world.


Course Overview

Term 1
Tongan and Samoan indigenous knowledge.

Term 2
Gender pay gap.

Term 3
Dawn Raids.

Term 4
Pasefika relationship with food.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1x 1B5 Notebook
2x Clear File folders

Recommended Prior Learning

Minimum 10 credits from a Level 1 Social Sciences subject or English (including at least one external from English or Social Sciences) OR HOLA/HOS approval. 

Pathway

An understanding of the Pacific and Pacific peoples can be an asset for careers in education, the public service, the health sector, social service, 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 v4
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 v5
NZQA Info
Communicate detailed understanding of an aspect of Pacific culture through a planned presentation with guidance

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

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
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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