Society and Culture

Society and Culture

Discover and appreciate your world

Social and cultural literacy enables a greater understanding and appreciation of people and their cultures.

  • Communication Skills
  • Observation
  • Collaboration
  • Researching Skills
  • Think, Act And Interact!
  • Conservationist
  • Curator
  • Creative Director
  • Producer
  • Translator
  • Journalist
  • Teaching
Society and Culture
Society and Culture
Society and Culture

About Society and Culture

What is this subject about?

Society and Culture is about the different ways people do life. It explores how we find meaning and establish identity. It investigates how and why cultures change over time. It introduces us to a world of values, beliefs and lifestyles, expanding our understanding of self and others.
Development of social and cultural literacy provides students with a body of knowledge, understanding and skills that allows them to communicate effectively with individuals and groups and work co-operatively in a cross-cultural setting and respect themselves and others.
This subject also contains a major research component. Students acquire and utilise social research skills and investigate issues of personal interest and importance to them.

Subject Topics

Topics include; The Social and Cultural World, Personal and Social Identity,
Intercultural Communication, Social and Cultural Continuity and Change, The Personal Interest Project (PIP), Popular Culture, Belief Systems and Ideologies.

Having a good understanding of people, and skills in cross-cultural communication, is a significant requirement for successful businesses, communities and nations.

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