This unit will examine the patterns of interaction in various socio-cultural, political and environmental settings throughout time. The unit will focus on students as educators, preparing for East Timors future adults to be critical thinkers, functioning effectively within a rapidly changing society. This unit is concerned with learning and teaching and curriculum. It will provide students with a rationale for examining the nature, purpose and processes of social education. Furthermore, the unit introduces students to methods for designing, implementing and evaluating the curriculum they will be teaching to others.