Assessment Specifications

Level 1 Home Economics 2021

General information

Domain

Home Economics

Method of assessment

Written examination

Standards

90960  90961

Information relating to both achievement standards

Candidates will be expected to apply knowledge and understanding from their learning to scenarios and / or resources provided. 

Planning spaces will not be marked.

The assessment will be available to candidates in paper or digital format. Further information about digital external assessments can be found on the Digital Assessments: NCEA Online page.

Specific information for individual achievement standards

Standard

90960

Title

Demonstrate understanding of how an individual, the family and society enhance each other’s well-being

Version

3

Number of credits

4

Candidates should be familiar with all four dimensions of well-being and be able to apply this to interdependence between individuals, families, and society in a given scenario.


Standard

90961

Title

Demonstrate understanding of how packaging information influences an individual’s food choices and well-being

Version

3

Number of credits

4

Resource material provided may include:

  • packaging information
  • information on macronutrients and micronutrients
  • food and nutrition guidelines
  • health-promotion models such as the four food groups, the ideal plate model
  • information on food allergies and intolerances.

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