Innovation 2

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr A. Corney


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

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 the following themes: Next Steps, Innovation, Impact.

Depending on numbers, it is likely that there will be combined Level 1, 2 & 3 students.

Don't choose this course if you are only interested in credit farming. Below is a SAMPLE of possible credits that could be obtained during the course.

Here's a sample of a project the class completed - we made a podcast!

Course Overview

Term 1
Next steps. Students will be encourage to develop a project based around their next steps. This could be investigating a possible careers or producing something that could be part of a portfolio that helps them into that career.

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.

Term 3
Impact. Students will be encourage to develop a project based on Social Entrepreneurship. Social entrepreneurship is an approach by start-up companies and entrepreneurs in which they develop and implement solutions to social, cultural, or environmental issues.

Term 4
Student's will complete their Social Entrepreneur project.

Learning Areas:



Innovation 3

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