HED3

Health Education Level 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms T. Slee

Health Level 3

Challenge assumptions, identify your values and beliefs and investigate health issues to promote positive well-being for self, others and society.

Critically discuss and analyse concepts like ethics, health practices and health issues in New Zealand and consider the impact of these on self, others and society. 

Build knowledge and challenge yourself to consider view points for hot topics in society such as the legalisation of marijuana, is yoga the best treatment for asthma and is anxiety in young people growing in New Zealand? 

Assessments:

AS91464 Analyse a contemporary ethical issue in relation to well-being

AS91461 Analyse a New Zealand health issue

AS91463 Evaluate health practices currently used in New Zealand 

AS91462 Analyse an international health issue



Course Overview

Term 1
Research and report on an ethical issue faced by people all over the world e.g. vaccines, designer babies

Term 2
Investigate and report on a health issue currently affecting teenagers in New Zealand

Term 3
Compare and contrast different health practices offered in New Zealand

Term 4
Exam preparation focusing on an international health issue

Recommended Prior Learning

HTH2

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91461 v2
NZQA Info
Health 3.1 - Analyse a New Zealand health issue
5
5
5
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91462 v2
NZQA Info
Health 3.2 - Analyse an international health issue
5
5
5
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r,5w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91463 v2
NZQA Info
Health 3.3 - Evaluate health practices currently used in New Zealand
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91464 v2
NZQA Info
Health 3.4 - Analyse a contemporary ethical issue in relation to well-being
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 19
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 19
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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.

Disclaimer

Courses outlined will only be available if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.


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