The Contemporary World

The Contemporary World considers the burning global and local issues around us. Students will complete a common case study before selecting a series of issues that they wish to explore!

Areas to be covered will include: 

This unit will focus on developing skills related to History, Civics, Economics and Business Studies. These skills will then be applied to local and global issues to seek an in-depth understanding of the world and the forces that create change.

Learning Tasks

  • A local case study
  • A negotiated investigation on a national issue
  • A folio of class exercises

Links to VCE Studies

This unit will develop skills and background knowledge that can be extended in the following VCE subjects:

  • Business Management
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Legal Studies

Contact Teacher - David Finlayson