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Links between the Australian Curriculum and the Asia Wise Program

The following matrix shows which areas of the Australian Curriculum in History and Geography are covered in the Asia Wise Program.

All of the General Capabilities, Cross Curriculum Priorities, Historical Skills and Geographical Inquiry Skills marked with an X will be covered each year.  The Asia Wise Program will cover the Historical and Geographical Knowledge and Understanding with a focus on the areas in the curriculum specifying content relevant to Asia.


  Alignment to the Australian Curriculum - Asia Wise Competition
      Year 7 Year 8 Year 9 Year 10
General Capabilities            
  Literacy   x x x x
  Numeracy   x x x x
  Competence in ICT x x x x
  Critical and Creative Thinking x   x  
  Ethical Behaviour        
  Intercultural Understanding x x x x
Cross Curriculum Priorities            
  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories        
  Asia and Australia's Engagement with Asia x x x x
  Alignment to the Australian Curriculum - History    
Strand 1 Historical Knowledge and Understanding   x x x x
Strand 2 Historical Skills          
  Chronology, terms and concepts x x x x
  Historical questions and research x x x x
  The analysis and use of sources x x x x
  Perspectives and interpretations        
  Explanation and communication        
  Alignment to the Australian Curriculum - Geography  
Strand 1 Geographical Knowledge and Understanding x x x x
Strand 2 Geographical Inquiry and Skills          
  Observing and questioning        
  Planning, collecting and evaluating x x x x
  Processing, analysing, interpreting and concluding x x x x
  Reflecting and responding