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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)
SocCon 2013 - Inclusive and Sustainable: Social Sciences Shaping the Future.
July 15–17th 2013, Hamilton Girls High Centre for Creativity and Performance, Hamilton.
The most important event of the year for all social science subject teachers and educators! Earlybird registration (until March 31) and conference presentation proposals (until May 15) for the fifth biennial conference of the New Zealand Social Sciences education community are now open! For more information and to register or submit a proposal visit the conference website and Facebook page or email.
The national curriculum includes:
Find out more about the social sciences in the curriculum here.
Years 1– 10
Social studies is the foundation, integrating subject for this learning area at levels 1–5.
In this section: