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Welcome to Social Sciences Online
Social Sciences Online is the website for teachers of social sciences in New Zealand.
"The social sciences learning area is about how societies work and how people can participate as critical, active, informed, and responsible citizens."
The New Zealand Curriculum, 2007
Literacy in secondary school contexts aims to assist secondary teachers to incorporate subject area literacy teaching and learning into their programmes of work.
The national curriculum includes:
Find out more about social sciences in the New Zealand curriculum.
Social studies is the foundation, integrating subject for this learning area at levels 1–5.
In this section: