12HEA

Level 2 Health

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Kindley

This course allows students to develop their critical thinking skills and put them into action to understand and try to achieve healthier outcomes in society today. Topics include Taking Action, and evaluating factors that influence people's ability to manage change, strategies to address sexuality and gender issues and analyzing a health issue.

Course Overview

Term 1
Evaluate factors that influence people's ability to manage change.
This involves explaining risk and protective factors.
Understanding the concept of resilience.
Investigating strategies to maintain protective factors and minimise risk therefore positively influencing health and well-being.

Term 2
Take action to enhance an aspect of people's well-being within the school or wider community.
What is health promotion?
Things to consider when planning health-promoting action.
Planning, implementing and evaluating a health promoting action.

Term 3
Developing understanding of gender identity and sexual identity.
Investigating the influences on gender identity and sexual identity - cultural, media (advertising, music and TV), interrelationships with others.
Social justice and strategies for addressing inequities in gender and sexuality situations.

Term 4
Adolescent health issue:
What is an issue?
Analysing adolescent binge drinking as a health issue through the
- the personal, interpersonal and societal influences on adolescent binge drinking
- the consequences for the well-being of adolescents, their relationships with others, and of society as a result of binge drinking.
- strategies for health-enhancing change related to binge drinking.
(This topic may change depending on the Assessment specifications)

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

STILE $25.00
2B8 book.

Assessment Information

There are 20 credits available at Level 2. 15 of these are internally assessed and 5 are externally assessed.
There are also 20 literacy credits available.

Pathway

Nursing, Army medical careers, Mental health services, counselling, psychology, Sports nutrition, PE and Health teaching, physiotherapy.

Career Pathways

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91235 v2
NZQA Info
Health 2.1 - Analyse an adolescent health issue

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

5
5
5
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91236 v2
NZQA Info
Health 2.2 - Evaluate factors that influence people's ability to manage change
5
5
5
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91237 v2
NZQA Info
Health 2.3 - Take action to enhance an aspect of people's well-being within the school or wider community

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91239 v2
NZQA Info
Health 2.5 - Analyse issues related to sexuality and gender to develop strategies for addressing the issues
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 20
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

Course selection will depend on the option lines and student numbers. There is no guarantee that the courses you select now will all be available for you in 2022.

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