Læreplanen er utgått!

Social studies subject curriculum (SAF1-02)

After Vg1/Vg2 in upper secondary education

The individual and society

The aims of the training are to enable the apprentice to
  • define key concepts associated with socialisation and apply these to examine features of socialisation of young people in Norway
  • explain why gender roles vary from one community to the next and discuss why gender roles change over time
  • calculate income, and plan family budgets using various tools and assess how saving and loans influence personal economy
  • discuss and elaborate on consumer rights and discuss consumers' ethical responsibilities
  • elaborate on changes in family forms and the way people cohabit
  • elaborate on legal and financial aspects of entering into cohabitation and discuss consequences of break downs in relationships
  • use digital tools to find information on the scope of crime in Norway, provide grounds why the community punishes lawbreakers and explain how crime may be prevented

Working and business life

The aims of the training are to enable the apprentice to
  • define the concepts "standard of living" and "quality of life", explain reasons why the standard of living in Norway has risen and discuss whether this has led to a better quality of life
  • use digital tools to collect information on numerous professions and discuss opportunities and challenges in the labour market today
  • reflect on the value of having employment and what characterises a good working environment
  • elaborate on causes of unemployment and discuss ways of reducing unemployment
  • discuss some ethical issues in connection with working life
  • give an account of the place of organisations in working life in Norway and the factors that determine wages and working conditions
  • assess challenges in founding a business enterprise
  • find and extract the main figures and information from the profit and loss accounts and balance sheets of enterprises using manual and digital tools

Politics and democracy

The aims of the training are to enable the apprentice to
  • elaborate on how one can participate in and influence the political system by using different means and channels, and give an account of the different challenges that democracy faces
  • discuss the relationship between systems of government, a state governed by law and human rights
  • elaborate on the type of government and the most important political bodies in Norway, and discuss and elaborate on the plural democracy in relation to indigenous peoples and minorities
  • identify basic differences between the political parties in Norway and argue from different political viewpoints
  • elaborate on key features of Norwegian economic policy
  • discuss the main principles of the Norwegian welfare state and the challenges this system faces


The aims of the training are to enable the apprentice to
  • define the concept of culture and provide examples showing that culture varies from one place to the next and changes over time
  • present the main features of Sami culture today and reflect on what it means to be an indigenous person
  • describe the main features of some minorities in Norway and discuss and elaborate on the challenges in multicultural societies
  • explain why prejudices arise and discuss how xenophobia and racism can be combated
  • provide examples of how religion and ethnic variation influence society and culture

International affairs

The aims of the training are to enable the apprentice to
  • define the concept of power and provide examples of how power is practised in the world
  • explain the concept of globalisation and assess various consequences of globalisation
  • provide examples of international cooperation and describe Norway's international involvement
  • elaborate on the UN's activities for peace and human rights and explain the UN's role in the international activities for indigenous peoples
  • elaborate on the EU's aims and governing bodies and discuss Norway's relationship to the EU
  • use digital tools to find examples of different types of conflict in the world and present an international conflict and proposals for solving this conflict
  • elaborate on why some countries are poor and some rich, and discuss measures to reduce poverty in the world
  • elaborate on what characterises international terrorism and reflect on the causes of terrorism
  • discuss relations between economic growth, the environment and sustainable development

Side 9 Av 10

Fant du det du lette etter?


Tusen takk for hjelpen!