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11–12Geography Life Skills 11–12 Syllabus

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Implementation from 2024
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The aim of the Geography Life Skills Stage 6 Syllabus is consistent with the aim of the Geography Stage 6 Syllabus. The Geography aim is provided below.

The study of Geography in Stage 6 enables students to:

  • develop knowledge and understanding of natural and human processes, how they interact and affect each other, and how places and environments can be managed for sustainability
  • apply geographical inquiry skills and tools, including fieldwork
  • develop a lifelong interest in the study of geography
  • prepare for informed, responsible and active citizenship in the contemporary world.