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NSW Syllabuses

Aim

The Modern History Life Skills Stage 6 Syllabus aim is consistent with the Modern History Stage 6 Syllabus aim. The Modern History aim is provided below. 

The study of Modern History in Stage 6 enables students to:

  • develop knowledge and understanding of the modern world, the skills of critical analysis, and values and attitudes essential for an appreciation of the people, forces and ideas that have shaped the modern world
  • develop a lifelong interest in the study of history
  • prepare for active and informed citizenship in the contemporary world.