The Social and Cultural World

There is a dynamic interaction between the five fundamental concepts that is illustrated by the fundamental concepts diagram.
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None of the fundamental course concepts can be studied in isolation. Their interactive nature if encapsulated by the fundamental concepts diagram. As understanding of this interaction underpins all core and depth studies throughout both the Preliminary and the HSC courses.
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The fundamental concepts of society, culture, persons, environment, time and the concepts of power, authority, gender and technology are to be integrated across The Social and Cultural World.

The key concepts to be integrated across The Social and Cultural World are:

  • social and cultural literacy
  • community
  • groups
  • communication
  • conflict
  • socialisation
  • enculturation
  • acculturation
  • cooperation
  • citizenship
  • decision-making
  • change
  • continuity
  • multiculturalism
  • micro world
  • macro world

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