12HED

Level 2 Health

Course Description

Contact Person: L. Smulian

Year 12 Health

This course engages students in investigating contemporary health issues for youth. Students will research discuss, and evaluate current issues such as gender and sexuality, building resilience in challenging environments and explore a selected issue affecting youth for the external exam. The focus will be on developing strategies to improve well-being. Students will also work in groups to develop and implement an action plan designed to improve well-being in our school community. 

                                                                

                                      



Entry Requirements

Students who have not previously studied Health may be admitted at the discretion of the HOD. A high level of literacy is required.

Pathway

Careers related to health sciences, community based roles and any roles where working productively with people is important will be enhanced by studying Health at level 3.

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
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

Courses are based on student choice, so some courses may not run.

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