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Students choosing the research project follow their interests or passions while developing critical skills for further study or work. The subject delivery is very flexible, and students can focus their project on any learning area or subject. They develop many transferable skills, including planning, research, compiling findings, evaluation and project management.
The research project prepares students for the transition to university study and many career pathways.
The research project gives students the chance to explore an area of interest in depth. Learners choose a research topic and question and can use a variety of research methods to gather evidence.
Past topics have included the creation of black holes, fine motor skills, the future of Indigenous languages, dyslexia, and music and movement.
Students examine the purpose of research, explore research approaches and develop their investigative and inquiry skills. They gain skills in planning and undertaking research, data analysis and presenting research findings. This subject, taken in Stage 1, can help students prepare for the research project.
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The following links and guides will help new teachers and leaders to get started with SACE International