Level 2 Your Health Matters (HEA202)
Teacher in Charge: B. Hibberd
Level 2 Health Education supports the curriculum’s vision for our young people, by enabling students to develop the values, knowledge, and competencies to live full and satisfying lives.
Through your engagement with Level 2 Health Education, you will develop the competencies to become confident, connected, actively involved, lifelong learners, ready to contribute to the future well-being of New Zealand. In this course you will discuss broad health issues. You will develop the knowledge and interpersonal skills to enable them to interact sensitively with other people.
You will learn to evaluate the impacts that social and cultural factors have on relationships, in particular, the impacts of stereotyping and of discrimination against individuals on the basis of their gender, ethnicity, age, economic background, sexual orientation, cultural beliefs, or differing abilities. In this course, you learn about the determinants of health, the personal, interpersonal and societal influences on a health issue, consequences and strategies that seek to change the factors influencing well-being. Knowledge gained in this course can be applied straight away and used for life.
Endorsement is available.
2.2 Evaluate factors that influence people's ability to manage change. 5 credits
Investigating well-being, and how people manage different changes in their life.
2.3 Take action to enhance an aspect of people's well-being within the school or wider community. 5 credits
Choose an aspect of well-being and see how it can be improved in the school to assist students.
2.4 Analyse issues related to sexuality and gender to develop strategies for addressing the issues. 5 credits
Research different sexuality's and develop strategies to assist in addressing the issues you look into.
2.5 Analyse an interpersonal issue(s) that places personal safety at risk. 4 credits
Researching an issue that could put people at risk and working on strategies to help reduce that risk.
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 11 Health
A real interest in Health Education
Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Term: 1, Week: 10
Term: 2, Week: 7
Term: 4, Week: 5
Term: 3, Week: 6
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