NCEA Level 1 Economics 101

ECO101
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: A. Munro

Economics 101
Students will consider how New Zealanders are affected by the economic decision-making of individuals, communities, businesses, and government agencies in New Zealand and overseas. 

They will:

  • make sense of economic problems that they may be facing, now and in the future
  • make connections between New Zealand’s economy and the global economy
  • research the viewpoints different groups in society bring to decision making
  • be able to use knowledge and technologies that will enable them to actively contribute in individual, business, government, and global financial contexts 


Pathway

NCEA Level 2 Business Studies 201, NCEA Level 2 Economics 201

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Workbook (price to be confirmed).
One half day to visit McDonald’s in Porirua.
One half day to prepare and attend the Tawa College Y11 Market Day held at College in the hall.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90840 v3 Business Studies 1.4 - Apply the marketing mix to a new or existing product
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 90984 v3 Economics 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of decisions a producer makes about production
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
1
I
5
Y
A.S. 90985 v3 Economics 1.3 - Demonstrate understanding of producer choices using supply
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
1
E
3
Y
A.S. 90986 v3 Economics 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of how consumer, producer and/or government choices affect society, using market equilibrium
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
1
E
5
Y
A.S. 90988 v3 Economics 1.6 - Demonstrate understanding of the interdependence of sectors of the New Zealand economy
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
1
I
3
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 11 credits.