L3 Health Education

HED31
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Lockwood

An advanced Health Studies course about you, others and society. Learners will require an in-depth understanding of critical analysis which integrates and apply knowledge and strategies to address a broad range of issues presenting at a national and international level. 

Topics will include: national and international health issues such as teen pregnancy, ethical dilemmas, euthanasia, treatment of major illnesses with contemporary and/or alternative medicines or practises and the effects of drug use by young people in NZ.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

None


Recommended Prior Learning

Level 2 Literacy or 8 Level 2 Health credits


Standards Available

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91461 v2 Health 3.1 - Analyse a New Zealand health issue
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91462 v2 Health 3.2 - Analyse an international health issue
3
E
5
Y
5r,5w *
A.S. 91463 v2 Health 3.3 - Evaluate health practices currently used in New Zealand
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91464 v2 Health 3.4 - Analyse a contemporary ethical issue in relation to well-being
3
I
4
Y
4r *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.