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Community and Family Studies Performance band descriptions

The typical performance in this band:

Band 6

  • demonstrates extensive knowledge and understanding about the influence of a range 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 data relevant to the study of social issues
  • proposes, develops and sustains arguments based on relevant research and examples 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
  • demonstrates superior analysis of interrelationships between individuals, groups, families and communities
  • effectively communicates ideas, issues and opinions in an organised, logical and coherent manner, using appropriate terminology

Band 5

  • demonstrates thorough knowledge and understanding about the influence of a range 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 available data relevant to the study of social issues
  • 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 communicates ideas, issues and opinions in an organised, logical and coherent manner, using appropriate terminology

Band 4

  • demonstrates sound knowledge and understanding about the influence of a range 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, families and communities
  • communicates ideas, issues and opinions in a clear and logical way using appropriate terminology

Band 3

  • demonstrates a basic knowledge and understanding of the influence of a range 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

  • demonstrates some knowledge and understanding about the influence of a range 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
  • shows limited knowledge of the management process
  • communicates simple and limited ideas and opinions using limited and elementary terminology

Band 1

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