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Work Studies

  1. 1. FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCESWORK STUDIES
  2. 2. What subjects are available? BUSINESS ECONOMICS STUDIES LEGAL SOCIETY & STUDIES CULTURE GEOGRAPHY RETAIL BUSINESSSERVICES WORK SERVICES (VET) STUDIES (VET)
  3. 3. Why should I choose these subjects?• choose from a diverse range of subjects• learn about the physical and human worlds• investigate how society develops• study contemporary, current and relevant topics• develop your ability to think critically• see and know the world in new ways• PATHWAYS to: – careers – TAFE – university
  4. 4. What career pathways are available? law arts trade politics industry journalism accounting environment communication
  5. 5. What career pathways are available? human business / retailresources commerce finance economics teaching tourism government marketing cultural town customer studies planning service
  6. 6. What about the teachers?• focus on quality teaching• experienced and innovative teachers with professional backgrounds in law, business, sociology, economics, marketing, geography• assessment for learning and effective feedback: students can submit assessment tasks one week early for feedback and then resubmit• revision programs and tutorials prior to exams• ICT and online learning through Moodle• committed to helping you achieve your best in the 2014 HSC
  7. 7. VOCATIONAL EDUCATION & TRAINING
  8. 8. WORK STUDIES KEY TOPICS: work and change, career planning, interview skills, workplace communication, OHS, lifestyle issues, self- employment, work placement WORK STUDIES ISRELEVANT TO ALL CAREERS
  9. 9. WORK STUDIES• relevant to all students in all courses• practical and hands-on activities• prepares students for all types of workplaces• students completing a VET course (Automotive, Business Services, Construction, Hospitality, Information Technology, Retail Services) should complete this subject to learn about the workplace• no HSC exam: school-based assessment only
  10. 10. What subjects go well together? SUBJECT 1 SUBJECT 2 Legal Studies Community & Family StudiesSociety & Culture Community & Family StudiesSociety & Culture Psychology Economics Business Studies Economics Modern History Geography Senior Science Work Studies Retail Services Work Studies Business Services
  11. 11. How is ICT used?
  12. 12. What else should I consider?• essay writing in most subjects• keeping up to date with news and current events• choose subjects linked to your future career: work, TAFE or university• choose subjects that interest you• look at syllabus documents on the Board of Studies website (www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au)
  13. 13. What happens next?• subject selection talks• talk to your teachers• choose subjects that interest you in order to achieve your potential at Fairvale High School• PRESENTATION ON MOODLE:  Social Sciences…  Year 10…  HSC Subject Selection…
  14. 14. FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCESYou have some important decisions to make. Please talk to a teacher in the faculty if you need further information about our subjects. We hope to see you in 2012! Mrs Piet Head Teacher – Social Sciences Email: dianne.piet@det.nsw.edu.au

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