Year Level: Year 12
Codes: GTHIM
SCSA Syllabus link:

Modern History Y12 General

Recommended Background: OLNA literacy standard met
Course Content Description:


The focus for this unit is Societies and Change: Australia 1914-1949:

Students learn about:

  • The impacts of politics, economics, leadership, international relations
  • Elements of society and culture and their values, beliefs and traditions
  • Key people’s methods and strategies and groups seeking change.


The focus for this unit is Historical Trends and Movements:  The civil rights movement in the USA 1941-1971

Students learn about:

  • Elements of society at the start of the period
  • The development of movements and trends through the period
  • Methods and strategies used by leaders, individuals and groups, including Martin Luther King and Malcolm X.
Mode of Delivery: In Moodle and live, online lessons.
Textbooks / Stationery: Refer to the Booklist - Personal Items and Resource List
External Examination: Externally Set Task (EST) compulsory in Term 2 Year 12
General Pathway: Entry into training or the workplace