Level 2 Pacific Studies

02PAC
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.

Pathway

Level 3 Pacific Studies

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.

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. 


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 17169 v4 Draw a conclusion after an investigation into an aspect of Pacific society with guidance
2
I
5
U.S. 26539 v5 Communicate detailed understanding of an aspect of Pacific culture through a planned presentation with guidance
2
I
3
A.S. 91234 v2 History 2.6 - Examine how a significant historical event affected New Zealand society
2
E
5
Y
5r,5w
A.S. 91280 v2 Social Studies 2.2 - Conduct a reflective social inquiry
2
I
5
Y
5r
Total Credits

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

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