10ECO

Economics Year 10

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr B. Choromanski

This course aims to
• Demonstrate understanding of how the economic problem arises and how the economic decision is reached
This course builds on what students learnt at Year 9 and concentrates on individual economic decision making and helping individuals develop the skills needed to manage their limited personal means.
This course will allow the student to participate more effectively as consumers and workers in their daily life. These skills and understandings will be further developed as student learn how households behave in a collective way in the economy. Students are exposed to many of the skills and concepts taught at Level 1 NCEA, in both Economics and Accounting.

Course Standards
10ECO001 Demonstrate understanding of how the economic problem arises and how the economic decision is reached.
10ECO002 Demonstrate understanding of the interdependence of sectors of the New Zealand economy. (AS90988).
10ECO003 Demonstrate understanding of the relationship that exists between people as consumers and people who participate in production: Income and Spending.
10ECO004 Demonstrate understanding of Economic Management through Saving and Borrowing and avoiding personal financial loss - Insurance.


Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry

This subject:
Provides basic knowledge and skills for people to be able to take an effective part in our consumer society.
Leads to NCEA Levels 1 –3 Accounting and Economics

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90988 v3
NZQA Info
Economics 1.6 - Demonstrate understanding of the interdependence of sectors of the New Zealand economy
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 3
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 3
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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