Geography

This subject is organised into two related strands:

  • geographical knowledge and understanding, and
  • geographical Inquiry and Skills

Geography teaches students to respond to questions in a geographically distinctive way; plan inquiries; collect, evaluate, analyse and interpret information and suggest responses to what they have learnt. Students have opportunities to develop a wide range of general skills, capabilities and dispositions that can be applied in everyday life. Students develop information and communication technology skills; an appreciation and respect for social, cultural and religious diversity and different perspectives; an understanding of ethical research principles; a capacity for teamwork, and an ability to solve problems and to think critically and creatively.