Level 1 Health Education
Teacher in Charge: Mr P. McGregor
This course focuses on level 6 of the Health Education curriculum. In health, the focus is on improving personal well-being, as well as other people and society in general through learning in health-related contexts. We will take a holistic view of Health and cover all strands of the New Zealand Curriculum e.g. Hauora (Well-Being), Mental Health, Substances that impact Well-Being and Relationship/Sexuality Education. The main focus of this course is to equip you with the necessary skills to maintain and develop your personal well-being, both now and in the future; as well as prepare you for future academic and vocational opportunities. This course is: Endorsable.
A.S 1.1 (90971) V3 - 3 Credits
Take action to enhance an aspect of personal well-being (literacy)
A.S 1.3 (91097) V3 - 4 Credits
Demonstrate understanding of ways in which well-being can change and strategies to support
A.S 1.4 (90973) V3 - 5 Credits
Demonstrate understanding of interpersonal skills used to enhance relationships (literacy)
A.S 1.5 (90974) V4 - 4 Credits
Demonstrate understanding of strategies for promoting positive sexuality (literacy)
External Assessments (Optional)
Health External (Optional) A.S 1.2 (90972) V3 - 4 Credits
Demonstrate understanding of influences on adolescent eating patterns to make health-enhancing recommendations (literacy)
Health External (Optional) A.S 1.6 (90975) V3 - 4 Credits
Demonstrate understanding of issues to make health-enhancing decisions in drug-related situations.
Recommended Prior Learning
Ideally 3x Junior Health/Physical Education Modules in the Junior School or the Wellness POD
Characteristics & Qualities Required for Health Education:
* Effective Communicator
* Focus on Self Improvement & Well-Being as well as others
* Active Participant
* Involvement and Input in Discussion Groups
* Open Minded
* Time Management Skills/Managing Self
* Self-Motivated and Resilient
* Independent Learner
* Research Skills
* Supportive of Others in a Class Environment
* Growth Mind-Set
* Problem Solver
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.