9AEH

Year 9 Option - Accounting and Economics - Half Year

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Warren

WHAT THE COURSE WILL COVER:

This course provides an introduction to Accounting and Economics. It covers the following:

  • How the share market works and ways of investing your money
  • Making and using a simple budget
  • Different ways of spending and investing your money
  • Buying a used car, what are the costs?
  • What are your rights when things go wrong?

 

METHODS OF LEARNING:

Students will create their own class currency $$$. This will be used to pay them for coming to class and as a bonus for good class work. During the course, students can use this class currency to buy and sell gold, oil and shares in a virtual marketplace using real world prices. At the end of the course, they can spend their profits on various items during a class auction.

 

WHERE DOES THE SUBJECT LEAD:

Year 10 Accounting and Economics 

Recommended Prior Learning

This semester options course runs for three periods per week for two terms.

Pathway