Mis Ellen Newberry
HSIE Coordinator

Human Society and Its Environment involves the study of people, cultures, societies and environments. Studies in this area encompass people and environments (human and natural) over time. Human Society and its Environment encompasses the Curriculum subjects of History, Geography, Civics and Citizenship; and Economics, Legal Studies, Business Studies and Business Services. At O’Connor the HSIE department also includes the study of Indonesian language.
The aim of HSIE is to develop in students the values and attitudes, skills, and knowledge and understanding that,

  • enhance their sense of personal, community, national and global identity:
  • enable then to participate effectively in maintaining and improving the quality of their society and environment.

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