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NSW Syllabuses

Objectives

Early Stage 1 – Stage 5

Knowledge and understanding

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.

Skills

Students:

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

Values and attitudes

Students will value and appreciate:

  • Geography as a study of interactions between people, places and environments
  • the dynamic nature of the world
  • the varying perspectives of people on geographical issues
  • the importance of sustainability and intercultural understanding
  • the role of being informed, responsible and active citizens.