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NSW Syllabuses

Years 7–10 Life Skills outcomes tables

Years 7–10 Life Skills outcomes

Objectives:
Students:

  • develop knowledge and understanding of the features and characteristics of places and environments across a range of scales
  • develop knowledge and understanding about the interactions between people, places and environments

Life Skills outcomes
A student:

GELS-1 recognises features and characteristics of places and environments
GELS-2 demonstrates an understanding that places and environments change
GELS-3 explores interactions and connections between people, places and environments
GELS-4 recognises perspectives of people and organisations on a range of geographical issues
GELS-5 explores management of places and environments
GELS-6 investigates differences in human wellbeing

Objectives:
Students:

  • apply geographical tools for geographical inquiry
  • develop skills to acquire, process and communicate geographical information

Life Skills outcomes
A student:

GELS-7 collects and uses geographical information for inquiry
GELS-8 communicates geographical information

Years 7–10 Life Skills and related Syllabus outcomes

Objectives
Students:

  • develop knowledge and understanding of the features and characteristics of places and environments across a range of scales
  • develop knowledge and understanding of interactions between people, places and environments

Life Skills outcomes
A student:

Related Stage 4/5 outcomes
A student:

GELS-1 recognises features and characteristics of places and environments
GE4-1 locates and describes the diverse features and characteristics of a range of places and environments

GE5-1 explains the diverse features and characteristics of a range of places and environments
GELS-2 demonstrates an understanding that places and environments change
GE4-2 describes processes and influences that form and transform places and environments

GE5-2 explains processes and influences that form and transform places and environments
GELS-3 explores interactions and connections between people, places and environments
GE4-3 explains how interactions and connections between people, places and environments result in change

GE5-3 analyses the effect of interactions and connections between people, places and environments
GELS-4 recognises perspectives of people and organisations on a range of geographical issues
GE4-4 examines perspectives of people and organisations on a range of geographical issues

GE5-4 accounts for perspectives of people and organisations on a range of geographical issues
GELS-5 explores management of places and environments
GE4-5 discusses management of places and environments for their sustainability

GE5-5 assesses management strategies for places and environments for their sustainability
GELS-6 investigates differences in human wellbeing
GE4-6 explains differences in human wellbeing

GE5-6 analyses differences in human wellbeing and ways to improve human wellbeing

Objectives
Students:

  • apply geographical tools for geographical inquiry
  • develop skills to acquire, process and communicate geographical information

Life Skills outcomes
A student:

Related Stage 4/5 outcomes
A student:

GELS-7 collects and uses geographical information for inquiry
GE4-7 acquires and processes geographical information by selecting and using geographical tools for inquiry

GE5-7 acquires and processes geographical information by selecting and using appropriate and relevant geographical tools for inquiry
GELS-8 communicates geographical information
GE4-8 communicates geographical information using a variety of strategies

GE5-8 communicates geographical information to a range of audiences using a variety of strategies