HEA21F
This course requires 2 options.

HEALTH EDUCATION 21F - Full Year

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms L. Starr


This course extends the knowledge of the main concepts of Health Education. Students will be required to think critically about themselves, others and society through a variety of contexts.
Topics include:
1. Adolescent Health Issue – Using the main health issues teenagers experience, students will look at the consequence of each on an individual and strategies to improve the situation. Possible topics include; social media, drug use, body image and conflict in relationships.
2. Mental Health – Looking at the event of the February earthquake in 2011 students will look at the impact this had on the mental health and resilience of an individual.
3. Health Promotion – Working as a class, students will plan an action that will improve the health of a group of students or staff within the school.
4. Gender and Sexuality – By studying media and societal attitudes, students will look at how stereotypes can influence a teenager to behave and act as well as developing strategies to change this inequality.

A device is required if the student wishes to complete the assessments electronically and for research purposes throughout the year.

Future Possibilities
NCEA Level 3 Health, teaching, nursing, child care, health sciences.


Recommended Prior Learning

Level 1 Literacy essential.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91235 v2
NZQA Info
Health 2.1 - Analyse an adolescent health issue
5
5
5
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91236 v2
NZQA Info
Health 2.2 - Evaluate factors that influence people's ability to manage change
5
5
5
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91237 v2
NZQA Info
Health 2.3 - Take action to enhance an aspect of people's well-being within the school or wider community
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91239 v2
NZQA Info
Health 2.5 - Analyse issues related to sexuality and gender to develop strategies for addressing the issues
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 20
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0