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Community and Family Studies

Community and Family Studies

Community and Family Studies is designed to develop in each student an understanding of the diverse nature and Independence of families and communities, within Australian society. The course enables students to plan and manage resources effectively in order to address contemporary issues facing families and communities.

The Preliminary Course Covers:

  • Resource Management - Basic concepts of the resource manags.
  • Individuals and Groups - The individual's roles, relationships and tasks within groups.
  • Families and Communities - Family structures and functions and the interaction between family and community.

The HSC course covers:

  • Research Methodology culminating in the production of an Independent Research Project.
  • Groups in Context - The characteristics and needs of specific groups.
  • Parenting and Caring - Issues facing individuals and groups who adopt roles of parenting and caring in contemporary society.

Plus on of the following HSC option modules

  • Family and Societal Interactions
  • Social Impact of Technology
  • Individuals and Work 

Students are required to complete an Independent Research Project as part of the HSC internal assessment. The focus of the Independent Research Project should be related to the course content of one or more of the following areas: individuals, groups, families communities, resource management.



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