Mt Albert Grammar School Mt Albert Grammar School

10 Economics & Sustainability (Table C) 4 lessons per week for half a year (semester)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Blair Gilbert.


HoD Approval

Course information

In this course students cover a combination of both Economics and Sustainability topics. Economics topics include introduction to consumer demand, producer supply and the market as well as looking at contextual economic issues currently impacting New Zealand society. This course also examines the importance of Sustainability in Commerce using the Mount Albert Grammar School Farm as a context as well as students critiquing how different New Zealand businesses could use more sustainable practises in their business activity.

All assessments count towards junior graduation. Assessments include end of topic tests and assignments.


Year 10 (Table C) half-year options - 4 lessons per week for half a year (semester), Commerce


11 Accounting 1, 11 Business Studies 1, 11 Economics 1

Career Pathways

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