Primary Human Society and its Environment

Subject Code: TEAC 7092

Contact hours: 10 hours per week

Subject Description

In this subject you will focus on History, Geography and three cross-curriculum priority areas in: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures; Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia; and Sustainability.

As a key learning area in the K-6 curriculum, this subject provides opportunities for students to develop knowledge, understanding and skills in the subject matter, as well as proficiency in teaching inquiry learning approaches.

In History, key concepts of changes in family history and local history are explored and Australia’s history and understanding Australia as a Nation are explored through the relationships between the individual and the state, and the values and mutual responsibilities, and obligations for civil, political and social participation in Australian society.

In Geography, concepts that develop a sense of curiosity about environments, peoples, cultures and place, in both Australia and the world are a priority.

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