XINN

Innovation - Level 3 (Semester 1)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: A. Corney

This course enables students to have greater ownership of their learning. They will have a large degree of choice in what they learn about and what Achievement Standards they want to be assessed with. Learning will be based around student led projects based on an Innovation project.

Depending on numbers, it is likely that there will be combined Level 2 & 3 students.

Below is a SAMPLE of possible credits that could be obtained during the course.


Course Overview

Term 1
Innovation. Students will use Design Thinking to develop a service or product that meets a local need. Students may wish to pursue an independent project.

Term 2
Innovation. Students will use Design Thinking to develop a service or product that meets a local need. Students may wish to pursue an independent project.

Prerequisites

A sense of curiosity.
Year 9 & 10 Inquiry Learning programme an advantage.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 7 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
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
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91476 v1
NZQA Info
English 3.5 - Create and deliver a fluent and coherent oral text which develops, sustains, and structures ideas
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
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 7
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 3
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 7

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.

Disclaimer

POLICY
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