Innovation - Level 2

INN2
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 the following themes: Next Steps, Innovation, Impact.

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

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


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.

Pathway

Innovation - Level 3 (Semester 1)

Prerequisites

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


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91866 v1 Agribusiness 2.8 - Conduct an inquiry into the use of organisms to meet future needs
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91280 v2 Social Studies 2.2 - Conduct a reflective social inquiry
2
I
5
Y
A.S. 91102 v2 English 2.5 - Construct and deliver a crafted and controlled oral text
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 90810 v3 Education for Sustainability 2.1 - Undertake a personal action, with reflection, that contributes to a sustainable future
2
I
6
Y
6r
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

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