The year 5-10 Australian curriculum: Economics and business aims to develop students':
Enterprising behaviours and capabilities that can be transferable into life, work and business opportunities and will contribute to the development and prosperity of individuals and society.
Understanding of the ways society allocates limited resources to satisfy needs and wants, and how they participate in the economy as consumers, workers and producers.
Understanding of the work and business environments within the Australian economy and its interactions and relationships with the global economy, in particular the Asia region.
Reasoning and interpretation skills to apply economics and business concepts to make informed decisions.
Understanding of economics and business decision-making and its role in creating a prosperous, sustainable and equitable economy for all Australians.
Understandings that will enable them to actively and ethically participate in the local, national, regional and global economy as economically, financially and business-literate citizens.