NCEA

In this section we hope to bring you unit plans, lesson plans, assessments and associated resources for the different Social Science subjects at NCEA level. As you can appreciate there is a lot to populate and any contributions will be gratefully received. To make a contribution please email us in the contact us section of this website.

Accounting
Level 1
AS90976: Demonstrate understanding of accounting concepts for small entities.
AS90977: Process financial transactions for a small entity.
AS90978: Prepare financial statements for sole proprietors.
AS90982: Demonstrate understanding of cash management for a small entity.
AS90979: Prepare financial information for a community organisation's annual general meeting.
AS90980: Interpret accounting information for sole proprietors.
AS90981: Make a financial decision for an individual or group.
Level 2
AS91174: Demonstrate understanding of accounting concepts for an entity that operates accounting subsystems.
AS91175: Demonstrate understanding of accounting processing using accounting software.
AS91176: Prepare financial information for an entity that operates accounting subsystems.
AS91177: Interpret accounting information for entities that operate accounting subsystems.
AS91481: Demonstrate understanding of a contemporary accounting issue for decision-making
AS91179: Demonstrate understanding of an accounts receivable subsystem for an entity.
Level 3
AS91404: Demonstrate understanding of accounting concepts for a New Zealand reporting entity.
AS91405: Demonstrate understanding of accounting for partnerships.
AS91406: Demonstrate understanding of company financial statement preparation.
AS91407: Prepare a report for an external user that interprets the annual report of a New Zealand reporting entity.
AS91408: Demonstrate understanding of management accounting to inform decision-making.
AS91409: Demonstrate understanding of a job cost subsystem for an entity.
Scholarship
Other Resources- Accounting
Business Studies
Level 1
AS90837: Demonstrate an understanding of internal features of a small business.
AS90838: Demonstrate an understanding of external factors influencing a small business.
AS90839: Apply business knowledge to an operational problem(s) in a given small business context.
AS90840: Apply the marketing mix to a new or existing product.
AS90841: Investigate aspects of human resource processes in a business.
AS90842: Carry out and review a product-based business activity within a classroom context with direction.
Level 2
AS90843: Demonstrate understanding of the internal operations of a large business.
AS90844: Demonstrate understanding of how a large business responds to external factors.
AS90845: Apply business knowledge to a critical problem(s) in a given large business context.
AS90846: Conduct market research for a new or existing product.
AS90847: Investigate the application of motivation theory in a business.
AS90848: Carry out, review and refine a business activity within a community context with guidance.
Level 3
AS91379: Demonstrate understanding of how internal factors interact within a business that operates in a global context.
AS91380: Demonstrate understanding of strategic response to external factors by a business that operates in a global context.
AS91381: Apply business knowledge to address a complex problem(s) in a given global business context.
AS91382: Develop a marketing plan for a new or existing product.
AS91383: Analyse a human resource issue affecting businesses
AS91384: Carry out, with consultation, an innovative and sustainable business activity.
AS91385: Investigate the exporting potential of a New Zealand business in a market, with consultation.
Other Resources- Business Studies
Classical Studies
Level 1
AS91021: Demonstrate understanding of ideas and values of the classical world.
AS91022: Demonstrate understanding of the significance of features of work(s) of art in the classical world.
AS91023: Demonstrate understanding of an important historical figure in the classical world.
AS91024: Demonstrate understanding of social relationships in the classical world.
AS91025: Demonstrate understanding of links between aspects of the classical world and another culture.
Level 2
AS91200: Examine ideas and values of the classical world.
AS91201: Examine the significance of features of work(s) of art in the classical world.
AS91202: Demonstrate understanding of a significant event in the classical world.
AS91203: Examine socio-political life in the classical world.
AS91204: Demonstrate understanding of the relationship between aspects of the classical world and aspects of other cultures.
Level 3
AS91394: Analyse ideas and values of the classical world.
AS91395: Analyse the significance of a work(s) of art in the classical world.
AS91396: Analyse the impact of a significant historical figure on the classical world.
AS91397: Demonstrate understanding of significant ideology(ies) in the classical world.
AS91398: Demonstrate understanding of the lasting influences of the classical world on other cultures across time.
Scholarship
Other Resources- Classics
Economics
Level 1
AS90983: Demonstrate understanding of consumer choices, using scarcity and/or demand.
AS90984: Demonstrate understanding of decisions a producer makes about production.
AS90985: Demonstrate understanding of producer choices using supply.
AS90986: Demonstrate understanding of how consumer, producer and/or government choices affect society, using market equilibrium.
AS90987: Demonstrate understanding of a government choice where affected groups have different viewpoints.
AS90988: Demonstrate understanding of the interdependence of sectors of the New Zealand economy.
Level 2
AS91222: Analyse inflation using economic concepts and models.
AS91223: Analyse international trade using economic concepts and models.
AS91224: Analyse economic growth using economic concepts and models.
AS91225: Analyse unemployment using economic concepts and models.
AS91226: Analyse statistical data relating to two contemporary economic issues.
AS91227: Analyse how government policies and contemporary economic issues interact.
AS91228: Analyse a contemporary economic issue of special interest using economic concepts and models.
Level 3
AS91399: Demonstrate understanding of the efficiency of market equilibrium.
AS91400: Demonstrate understanding of the efficiency of different market structures using marginal analysis.
AS91401: Demonstrate understanding of micro-economic concepts.
AS91402: Demonstrate understanding of government interventions to correct market failures.
AS91403: Demonstrate understanding of macro-economic influences on the New Zealand economy.
Scholarship
Other Resources- Economics
AS90988 Circular Flow Unit
Geography
Level 1
AS91007: Demonstrate geographic understanding of environments that have been shaped by extreme natural event(s).
AS91008: Demonstrate geographic understanding of population concepts.
AS91009: Demonstrate geographic understanding of the sustainable use of an environment.
AS91010: Apply concepts and basic geographic skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment.
AS91011: Conduct geographic research, with direction.
Level 2
AS91240: Demonstrate geographic understanding of a large natural environment.
AS91241: Demonstrate geographic understanding of an urban pattern.
AS91242: Demonstrate geographic understanding of differences in development.
AS91245: Explain aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue.
AS91243: Apply geography concepts and skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment.
AS91244: Conduct geographic research with guidance.
Sample Assessment 91244
Level 3
AS91426: Demonstrate understanding of how interacting natural processes shape a New Zealand geographic environment.
AS91427: Demonstrate understanding of how a cultural process shapes geographic environment(s).
AS91428: Analyse a significant contemporary event from a geographic perspective.
AS91429: Demonstrate understanding of a given environment(s) through selection and application of geographic concepts and skills.
AS91430: Conduct geographic research with consultation.
AS91431: Analyse aspects of a contemporary geographic issue.
Scholarship
Other Resources- Geography
Education for Sustainability
Level 1
Level 2
AS90810: Undertake a personal action, with reflection, that contributes to a sustainable future.
AS90811: Explain how human activity in a biophysical environment has consequences for a sustainable future.
AS90813: Demonstrate understanding of how different personal values have implications for a sustainable future.
AS90814: Demonstrate understanding of aspects of sustainability in different contexts.
AS91733: Demonstrate understanding of initiatives that contribute to a sustainable future.
AS91734: Develop a collaborative response that promotes a sustainable future, in relation to a current issue
Level 3
AS90828: Evaluate a personal action that contributes towards a sustainable future.
AS90831: Analyse the impact that policies have on a sustainable future.
AS90832: Develop a strategy for an organisation that will contribute to a sustainable future.
AS91735: Evaluate measures that may be taken to sustain and/or improve a biophysical environment.
AS91736: Analyse how different worldviews, and the values and practices associated with them, impact on sustainability.
Other Resources- Education for Sustainability
History
Level 1
AS91001: Carry out an investigation of an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders.
Springbok Assessment task 1.1
AS91002: Demonstrate understanding of an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders.
1.2 Springbok Assessment task
AS91003: Interpret sources of an historical event of significance to New Zealanders.
AS91004: Demonstrate understanding of different perspectives of people in an historical event of significance to New Zealanders.
The Removal of Garden Place Hill 1.4

An NCEA internal focusing on the differing perspectives of the controversial removal of Garden Place Hill in the 1930's.

1.4 Assessment- Birmingham Campaign
AS91005: Describe the causes and consequences of an historical event.
AS91006: Describe how a significant historical event affected New Zealand society.
Level 2
AS91229: Carry out an inquiry of an historical event or place that is of significance to New Zealanders.
AS91230: Examine an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders.
AS91231: Examine sources of an historical event that is of significance to New Zealanders.
AS91232: Interpret different perspectives of people in an historical event that is of significance to New Zealanders.
AS91233: Examine causes and consequences of a significant historical event.
AS91234: Examine how a significant historical event affected New Zealand society.
Level 3
AS91434: Research an historical event or place of significance to New Zealanders, using primary and secondary sources.
AS91435: Analyse an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders.
AS91436: Analyse evidence relating to an historical event of significance to New Zealanders.
AS91437: Analyse different perspectives of a contested event of significance to New Zealanders.
AS91438: Analyse the causes and consequences of a significant historical event.
AS91439: Analyse a significant historical trend and the force(s) that influenced it.
Scholarship
Other Resources- History
Media Studies
Level 1
AS90989: Demonstrate understanding of how individuals interact with the media.
AS90990: Demonstrate understanding of selected elements of media text(s).
AS90991: Demonstrate understanding of the media coverage of a current issue or event.
AS90992: Demonstrate understanding of characteristics of a media genre.
AS90993: Produce a design and plan for a media product using a specified range of conventions.
AS90994: Complete a media product using a specified range of conventions, from a design and plan.
AS90995: Demonstrate understanding of rules that govern the media in New Zealand.
AS90996: Write media texts for a specific target audience.
Level 2
AS91255: Write developed media text for a specific target audience.
AS91248: Demonstrate understanding of the relationship between a media product and its audience.
AS91249: Demonstrate understanding of narrative in media texts.
AS91250: Demonstrate understanding of representation in the media.
AS91251: Demonstrate understanding of an aspect of a media genre.
AS91252: Produce a design and plan for a developed media product using a range of conventions.
AS91253: Complete a developed media product from a design and plan using a range of conventions.
AS91254: Demonstrate understanding of an ethical issue in the media.
Level 3
AS91490: Demonstrate understanding of an aspect of a media industry.
AS91491: Demonstrate understanding of the meaning of a media text through different readings.
AS91492: Demonstrate understanding of the media representation of an aspect of New Zealand culture or society.
AS91493: Demonstrate understanding of a relationship between a media genre and society.
AS91494: Produce a design for a media product that meets the requirements of a brief.
AS91495: Produce a media product to meet the requirements of a brief.
AS91496: Demonstrate understanding of a significant development in the media.
AS91497: Write a media text to meet the requirements of a brief.
Scholarship
Other Resources- Media Studies
Psychology
Level 1
AS27254: Demonstrate understanding of the scientific method used in psychological research and Religious Studies.
AS27255: Describe approaches to psychology.
AS27256: Demonstrate understanding of the application of theory to fields of psychological practice.
AS27257: Demonstrate understanding of key pieces of psychological research.
AS27258: Demonstrate understanding of the key principles of the Code of Ethics for psychologists working in Aotearoa/New Zealand.
Level 2
AS27688: Analyse key features in a published piece of experimental psychological research.
AS27689: Analyse different approaches used in psychology for explaining behaviour.
AS27690: Analyse the application of theories in fields of psychological practice to scenarios.
AS27691: Conduct, analyse, and report on a psychological research activity
AS27692: Analyse ethical standards in psychological practice
Level 3
AS27693: Conduct a supervised psychological research activity and evaluate its methodology
AS27694: Evaluate the use of different approaches in the context of a debate within psychology.
AS27695: Evaluate how theories are applied within a field of psychological practice.
AS27696: Evaluate the significance of a key piece of research to the understanding of human behaviour.
AS27697: Evaluate issues in psychological studies.
Other Resources - Psychology
Psychology New Standard PD Powerpoint
Religious Studies
Level 1
AS90816: Describe the purpose of a sacred text within a religious tradition.
AS90817: Describe a significant development within a religious tradition.
AS90818: Describe the application of the key ethical principle(s) of a religious tradition to an issue.
AS90819: Describe key beliefs of a religious tradition.
Level 2
AS90821: Explain the changes in an expression(s) of a religious tradition.
AS90822: Explain how a contemporary social action derives from the ethical principles of a religious tradition.
AS90823: Explain the key beliefs within two religious traditions in relation to a significant religious question.
AS91724: Explain a significant theme in a sacred text within a religious tradition.
Level 3
AS91725: Analyse the meanings in a sacred text within a religious tradition.
AS90825: Analyse a religious tradition(s) in Aotearoa New Zealand.
AS90826: Analyse the response of a religious tradition to a contemporary ethical issue.
AS90827: Analyse the key beliefs of a religious tradition and a secular world view in relation to ultimate questions.
Other Resources- Religious Studies
Social Studies
Level 1
AS91039: Describe how cultures change.
AS91040: Conduct a social inquiry.
AS91041: Describe the consequences of cultural change(s).
AS91042: Report on personal involvement in a social justice and human rights action.
AS91043: Describe a social justice and human rights action.
Level 2
AS91279: Demonstrate understanding of conflict(s) arising from different cultural beliefs and ideas.
AS91280: Conduct a reflective social inquiry.
AS91281: Describe how cultural conflict(s) can be addressed.
AS91282: Describe personal involvement in a social action related to rights and responsibilities.
AS91283: Describe a social action that enables communities and/or nations to meet responsibilities and exercise rights.
Level 3
AS91596: Demonstrate understanding of ideological responses to an issue(s).
AS91597: Conduct a critical social inquiry.
AS91598: Demonstrate understanding of how ideologies shape society.
AS91599: Examine personal involvement in a social action(s) that aims to influence policy change(s).
AS91600: Examine a campaign of social action(s) to influence policy change(s).
Other Resources- Social Studies