03PAC

Level 3 Pacific Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss T. Pasese

Follow up from Level 2 Pacific Studies, 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.

03PAC: Gain 20 credits by examining the history and origins of the Samoan Tatau, Climate Change in the Pacific and the history of slavery in the Pacific - Blackbirding.  This is not a UE approved subject. 



Course Overview

Term 1
Aspects of Pacific Knowledge - learning about the history and origins of the tatau (tattooing).

Term 2
Climate Change in the Pacific

Term 3
Blackbirding

Pathway

This course could lead to the study of Pacific Studies at University.
Careers: 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: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 17165 v5
NZQA Info
Draw a conclusion after an investigation into an aspect of Pacific change and development with direction
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 26540 v6
NZQA Info
Communicate comprehensive understanding of an aspect of Pacific culture through a planned presentation with consultation
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90828 v3
NZQA Info
Education for Sustainability 3.1 - Evaluate a personal action that contributes towards a sustainable future
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91439 v2
NZQA Info
History 3.6 - Analyse a significant historical trend and the force(s) that influenced it
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r,6w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 12
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 12
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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