SUP301

NCEA Level 3 Sustainable Projects 301

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: S. Coats

Sustainable Projects 301
This course is designed for students who are passionate about the communities they operate in and want to make a difference. It is centred on students taking action to increase the cultural, environmental, social and/or economic sustainability of our community. 

Students will each develop and lead a project, and will therefore need to decide on, plan, carry out and reflect on an initiative. A significant element of the work will take place outside lessons. 

There is no set content for this course as it will be guided by student interest. Students will give an oral presentation as a part of their sustainability project, and this will be assessed against the Level 3 English standard. Students may also decide to incorporate other English standards as seems relevant to them, including writing, creating a visual text, and so on. There is also the option to incorporate unit standards. 

The purpose of this course is not to accumulate English credits, nor is it to gain University Entrance; it is to make our community more sustainable, and take responsibility for doing so.

UE Approved Subject - Education for Sustainability


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

There are no scheduled trips, but opportunities to attend theatrical productions may present themselves from time to time, incurring a small cost.

Recommended Prior Learning

English at Level 2.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90828 v3
NZQA Info
Education for Sustainability 3.1 - Evaluate a personal action that contributes towards a sustainable future

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10

A.S. 90832 v3
NZQA Info
Education for Sustainability 3.5 - Develop a strategy for an organisation that will contribute to a sustainable future

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

5
5
5
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 10

A.S. 91476 v1
NZQA Info
English 3.5 - Create and deliver a fluent and coherent oral text which develops, sustains, and structures ideas

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

3
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 7
Term: 3, Week: 2

A.S. 91735 v2
NZQA Info
Education for Sustainability 3.2 - Evaluate measures that may be taken to sustain and/or improve a biophysical environment

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 7

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 14
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 15
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 18

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

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