General interest in health issues.
Communication, Learning, Citizenship, Personal Development, Work.
Students recognise the various factors that shape the behaviour and attitudes of individuals and groups in relation to healthy living, and caring for themselves and the environment. Students develop skills to consider how changing social structures, community values, environmental issues, and new technologies affect the health and well-being of individuals and communities. The courses are designed to suit the needs of the group and aspects of topics are negotiated.
For a 10-credit subject, students complete the study of:
At least one core concept
One option study
Core Concept 1: Ways of Defining Health
Core Concept 2: Health Literacy
Health and Participation in an Active Lifestyle
The Effects of Alcohol, Tobacco, and other Drugs on Health.
Health and the Environment
Contemporary Health Priorities in Australia
Health and Relationships
Mental and Emotional Health
Growing up Healthy
Assessment Type 1:
Issues Investigation: Research Investigation.
Assessment Type 2:
Group Activity: Oral presentations of a health promoting activity.
Assessment Type 3:
Investigations: Two multi-modal assignments tasks.
Assessment Type 4: