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NSW Syllabuses

Outcomes

Knowledge and Understanding

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Objectives
Students:
  • develop knowledge and understanding of a range of features, people, ideas, movements, events and developments of the modern world in their historical context
  • develop an understanding of continuity and change over time

Year 11 course outcomes
A student:

Year 12 course outcomes
A student:

MH11-1 describes the nature of continuity and change in the modern world
MH11-2 proposes ideas about the varying causes and effects of events and developments
MH11-3 analyses the role of historical features, individuals, groups and ideas in shaping the past
MH11-4 accounts for the different perspectives of individuals and groups
MH11-5 examines the significance of historical features, people, ideas, movements, events and developments of the modern world
MH12-1 accounts for the nature of continuity and change in the modern world
MH12-2 proposes arguments about the varying causes and effects of events and developments
MH12-3 evaluates the role of historical features, individuals, groups and ideas in shaping the past
MH12-4 analyses the different perspectives of individuals and groups in their historical context
MH12-5 assesses the significance of historical features, people, ideas, movements, events and developments of the modern world

Skills

Objectives
Students:
  • undertake the process of historical inquiry
  • use historical concepts and skills to examine the modern past
  • communicate their understanding of history, sources and evidence, and historical interpretations

Year 11 course outcomes
A student:

Year 12 course outcomes
A student:

MH11-6 analyses and interprets different types of sources for evidence to support an historical account or argument
MH11-7 discusses and evaluates differing interpretations and representations of the past
MH11-8 plans and conducts historical investigations and presents reasoned conclusions, using relevant evidence from a range of sources
MH11-9 communicates historical understanding, using historical knowledge, concepts and terms, in appropriate and well-structured forms
MH11-10 discusses contemporary methods and issues involved in the investigation of modern history
MH12-6 analyses and interprets different types of sources for evidence to support an historical account or argument
MH12-7 discusses and evaluates differing interpretations and representations of the past
MH12-8 plans and conducts historical investigations and presents reasoned conclusions, using relevant evidence from a range of sources
MH12-9 communicates historical understanding, using historical knowledge, concepts and terms, in appropriate and well-structured forms

View a table showing the Modern History Life Skills and Related Modern History Stage 6 Syllabus Outcomes.