Year 13 Health Studies
Teacher in Charge: B. Hibberd
As a result of learning at this level you will be able to:
Explain why some health-related situations are a concern for communities or the whole population of a country or region
Analyse critically how the determinants of health affect well-being in relation to an identified health issue
Explore global health issues
Recommend and justif
y strategies that reflect the values of social justice
Topics may include: Alcohol and other drug use in NZ, Issues related to sexuality, euthanasia, immunization, life style changes (diet and exercise), teenage pregnancy, HIV/AIDS in a region of the world
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
1 x Ringbinder, 1 x A4 lined refill, 1 x Index dividers (10 tab), $20 resources and course contribution
Recommended Prior Learning
Year 12 Health
A real interest in Health Education
Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Term: 3, Week: 5
Term: 4, Week: 5
Term: 2, Week: 8
Term: 1, Week: 10
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.
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