Critical thinking provides students with the skills, tools and opportunities to improve their problem-solving skills and higher-order thinking skills. Students will conduct project work that provides opportunities to think critically, build creatively, write for an audience, and manage time and effort.
Students may undertake either 100 or 200 hours of study in Critical Thinking in Stage 5. Courses are structured in the following ways:
- A 100-hour course consisting of Core 1 and Core 2 and one option
- A 200-hour course consisting of Core 1 and Core 2 and four options.
- Complete the department approved elective course – Critical thinking microlearning (NR36619)
- Access recordings from statewide staffroom sessions via the Teaching and learning 7-12 statewide staffroom