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Achievement objective 8-3: Fields

Students will gain knowledge, skills, and experience to:

  •  analyse how different theories are applied within a field of psychology.

Possible contexts

Possible contexts include the following:

  • How do young children develop their gender identity?
  • Why do some people not take responsibility for their behaviour?

Assessment for qualifications

Learning in relation to this objective can be assessed using psychology achievement standards or relevant achievement standards from other subjects or learning areas. The standards selected should connect with a holistic learning programme that meets the needs of your students. Possible standards include:

  • Psychology – 3.4 Analyse how theories are applied within a field of psychological practice.

Please ensure that you are using the correct version of the standards by going to the NZQA website.

Last updated November 21, 2017