Economics and business / Year 10 / Economics and Business Knowledge and Understanding

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Curriculum content descriptions

Indicators of economic performance and how Australia‚Äôs economy is performing (ACHEK050)

Elaborations
  • identifying indicators of economic performance such as economic growth rates, unemployment trends, inflation rates, sustainability indexes
  • investigating the performance of the Australian economy using key indicators and explaining fluctuations using phases of the business cycle
ScOT terms

Business cycles

Teacher resource

Trade and Investment at a Glance

Using an illustrated report from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, this Teacher guide provides ten learning sequences that engage students in the analysis and interpretation of data about Australian imports and exports. Students: identify Australia's major exports and imports; investigate international trade ...

Teacher resource

Australia's Trade through Time

Using an interactive timeline created by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, this Teacher guide provides 12 series of learning experiences that engage students in the analysis and interpretation of data about Australian trade from 1900 to the present day. Students study videos, tables, images and texts in order ...

Text

Fair Trade resource page

This is a wide-ranging set of resources about the fair trade initiatives of the world-wide development agency Oxfam. The resources include eight frequently asked questions about fair trade; an article entitled 'What’s wrong with world trade?'; a 7 min video and a poster tracing fair trade coffee from Papua New Guinea and ...

Teacher resource

MoneySmart: Reaching goals: What's involved?

This unit of work students learn about financial planning through the characters Cathy and Dinuka who are Year 10 students planning to go on a holiday together at the end of Year 12. Students learn about goal setting, saving, borrowing, investing, working with compound interest, good and bad credit, depreciation and inflation.

Moving Image

MoneySmart Teaching videos

ASIC's MoneySmart Teaching videos is a suite of consumer and financial literacy videos focusing on five areas. Teacher professional development videos featuring experts, teachers, principals and kids discussing the importance and benefits of learning about money at school from an early age. Case studies focusing on interviews ...

Video

Francis De Groot's sword, 2009

This clip reveals that when right-wing agitator Francis De Groot upstaged the 1932 opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and sliced through the ceremonial ribbon, the antique sword he wielded cemented its place as an Australian national treasure. The clip is an excerpt from 'Francis De Groot’s sword', an episode from the ...