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Performance Band Descriptors — 2016 Higher School Certificate

2016 Community and Family Studies Performance Band Descriptors and State Performance (Acrobat PDF)

2 unit Community and Family Studies

2016 Candidature - 7944

Band 6
(5.16%)

Demonstrates extensive knowledge and understanding of the influence of societal factors on individuals and on the nature of groups, families and communities. Demonstrates superior understanding and application of research methodologies to the study of social issues. Predicts and draws valid conclusions by analysing relevant data. Develops and sustains arguments based on relevant research to justify points of view. Comprehensively applies the management process and proposes relevant strategies in a wide range of contexts. Evaluates the impact of resource management on the wellbeing of individuals, groups, families and communities in a wide range of contexts. Analyses interrelationships between individuals, groups, families and communities. Effectively and coherently communicates ideas, issues and opinions using appropriate terminology.
Band 5
(25.79%)

Demonstrates thorough knowledge and understanding of the influence of societal factors on individuals and on the nature of groups, families and communities. Demonstrates accomplished understanding and application of research methodologies to the study of social issues. Successfully draws conclusions using relevant data. Sustains arguments using relevant research and individual experiences. Effectively applies the management process and proposes strategies in a range of contexts. Explains the impact of resource management on the wellbeing of individuals, groups, families and communities in a range of contexts. Competently identifies and explains interrelationships between individuals, groups, families and communities. Competently and coherently communicates ideas, issues and opinions using appropriate terminology.
Band 4
(34.47%)

Demonstrates sound knowledge and understanding of the influence of societal factors on individuals and on the nature of groups, families and communities. Demonstrates sound understanding and application of research methodologies to the study of social issues. Interprets data relevant to the study of social issues in various forms. Draws on personal experience to support discussion. Demonstrates clear knowledge of the management process and provides some examples of strategies. Adequately communicates the relationship between resource management and wellbeing. Shows a sound understanding of interrelationships between individuals, groups, families and communities. Clearly and logically communicates ideas, issues and opinions using appropriate terminology.
Band 3
(20.4%)

Demonstrates a basic knowledge and understanding of the influence of societal factors on individuals and on the nature of groups, families and communities. Demonstrates basic understanding and limited application of research methodologies to the study of social issues. Demonstrates basic data-interpretation skills relevant to the study of social issues. Relies heavily on personal experience to support discussion. Demonstrates basic knowledge of the management process. Shows a basic understanding of interrelationships between individuals, groups, families and communities. Communicates ideas and opinions in basic form using some relevant terminology.
Band 2
(9.95%)

Demonstrates some knowledge and understanding of the influence of societal factors on individuals and on the nature of groups, families and communities. Demonstrates limited understanding of research methodologies applicable to the study of social issues. Relies only on personal experience to support discussion. Shows limited knowledge of the management process. Communicates simple and limited ideas and opinions using limited and elementary terminology.
Band 1
(4.2%)

A mark in this band indicates that the student has achieved below the minimum standard expected.
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