BJC Social Studies

Course begins: January 2nd.

The subject Social Studies aims to enable candidates to develop an understanding of Bahamian history, geography, social issues and civics as well as to enhance your effectiveness as a social participant in The Bahamian community. Social Studies involves investigating events that have taken place in the past and the present, along with social and political awareness, and map skills.

This preparation course is designed for candidates taking Social Studies as a single subject. You will review three years of content. The course is delivered online and includes a print workbook.

The  domains of this study are:

1. Knowledge
- You will be able to recall and select relevant factual information from materials such as resources, graphs, pictures and maps to show that you understand the concepts and principles.
2. Interpretation
- You will be able to present graphs and diagrams in different forms. As well as report activities precisely, logically, and clearly in order to show understanding. Logical conclusions should be given in response to all data.
3. Application - You will be able to evaluate information in order to assess accuracy, relevance, objectivity and adequacy. Along with recognizing values, making a defensible decision based on information analyzed from different sources, and the ability to organize and classify information; you will be able to extract and generalize information from new and existing situations.

4. Empathy - You will be able to understand how people in the past saw events and resolved their issues; judge events in the past and comment from your point of view about those who lived in the time period; compare how issues could have been viewed differently at the time with your current knowledge.

Exam Scheme

Candidates will be examined in both of the following  parts of the exam as follows:

- Coursework/Portfolio - (40% percentage weighting)

a) four-set assignments related to a common theme assigned by the teacher


a) a selection of the student's best assignments

PAPER II - 2 hours - (60% percentage weighting)

a) 50 multiple choice questions

b) ten matching questions covering the Map of The World, containing a variety of physical and political features to matched with their names

c) ten completion questions that test the ability to complete sentences using words given either from civic exercises, map work, or Bahamian history

d) five structured questions, question one is mandatory and the candidate may choose two other questions to complete using stimuli along with background knowledge and information from given sources.

Study 101
Study 101
Coursework: Your Title Page
Coursework: Question 1
Coursework: Question 2
Coursework: Question 3
Coursework: Question 4
Coursework: Your Table of Contents
Mapping & Map Related Skills
Bahamas Map Study
Climate & Weather
The Solar System
Our Bahamian Culture

Frequently Asked Questions

How long do I have access to the course?

Forever! Once you've enrolled and paid, you'll have access to the course material for as long as you need. So devour it all in one weekend or take things slow. It's your choice!

What if I'm unhappy with my purchase?

Well, I would be sad. But if you're really unhappy with the course, just email me within 10 days to get a full refund.

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