12 Agribusiness 1
Teacher in Charge: Ms E. Hancock
This course capitalises on Mount Albert Grammar School’s role as a Centre of Excellence for Agribusiness where it was a lead school in developing this programme nationally that commenced in 2017. The teaching will make best use of industry visits and speakers with the aim of opening student minds to the employment and entrepreneurship possibilities available in Agribusiness. The range of standards available is shown below but will be trimmed slightly to best meet the needs and aspirations of the students whilst utilising the strengths and passions of the teaching staff.
Topics covered will range widely and cover such esoteric topics as insect farming, ethical farming and consumerism and use primary industry examples to learn important skills like cash-flow forecasting.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
12AB1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $25 – This course contains field trips. The cost of these will be given prior to each trip.
12 credits in either or both of Level 1 Business and Science with at least Achieved in at least one external in these subjects.
OR HoF approval.
Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 5
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.