Teacher in Charge: S. Mortimer
Health education covers broad and diverse topics, which aim to improve critical thinking around current issues relating to health. Students explore in depth the underlying concepts: attitudes and values, hauora/well-being, health promotion and the socio ecological perspective. Students learn about their own position on issues and explore others opinions by applying the underlying concepts.
Vocational Pathway: Primary Industries, Social and Community Services, Services Industries.
This course can lead to: careers as a Teacher, Counsellor, Nurse, Special Education Teacher, Psychologist, Social Worker, Youth Worker, Police Officer, Ambulance Officer, Community Worker and Health Sciences.
For more information, please see Head of Health & PE Mrs Lemon
Recommended Prior Learning
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 24
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.