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NSW Syllabuses

Years 7–10 Life Skills outcomes

Life Skills outcomes are presented alongside Stage 4 and Stage 5 below, and may be used to explore content related to each outcome.

The Life Skills outcomes can also be viewed as two outcomes tables:

  • a table of Life Skills outcomes, which shows the syllabus objectives and all Life Skills outcomes
  • a table of Life Skills and related syllabus outcomes, which shows the relationship between Life Skills and Stage 4 and Stage 5 outcomes. 

Objectives

Students:

  • develop knowledge and understanding of the features and characteristics of places and environments across a range of scales
  • develop knowledge and understanding of interactions between people, places and environments

Life Skills
outcomes

A student:

Stage 4
outcomes

A student:

Stage 5
outcomes

A student:
  • recognises features and characteristics of places and environments

    GELS-1
  • locates and describes the diverse features and characteristics of a range of places and environments

    GE4-1
  • explains the diverse features and characteristics of a range of places and environments

    GE5-1
  • demonstrates an understanding that places and environments change

    GELS-2
  • describes processes and influences that form and transform places and environments

    GE4-2
  • explains processes and influences that form and transform places and environments

    GE5-2
  • explores interactions and connections between people, places and environments

    GELS-3
  • explains how interactions and connections between people, places and environments result in change

    GE4-3
  • analyses the effect of interactions and connections between people, places and environments

    GE5-3
  • recognises perspectives of people and organisations on a range of geographical issues

    GELS-4
  • examines perspectives of people and organisations on a range of geographical issues

    GE4-4
  • accounts for perspectives of people and organisations on a range of geographical issues

    GE5-4
  • explores management of places and environments

    GELS-5
  • discusses management of places and environments for their sustainability

    GE4-5
  • assesses management strategies for places and environments for their sustainability

    GE5-5
  • investigates differences in human wellbeing

    GELS-6
  • explains differences in human wellbeing

    GE4-6
  • analyses differences in human wellbeing and ways to improve human wellbeing

    GE5-6
 

Objectives

Students:

  • apply geographical tools for geographical inquiry
  • develop skills to acquire, process and communicate geographical information