12HEA

NCEA Level 2 Health Education

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs E. Davison

During this year students will examine several aspects of Health and the effects these have on individuals and wider society.

This year’s course focuses on the health and wellness of everyday New Zealanders, with particular emphasis on societal trends and current issues of concern. Students will be required to work in a group for one unit to take action to enhance an aspect of wellbeing that needs improvement in the school or community. Individually, students will examine factors that influence peoples' ability to manage stressful times and changes, and why some people are able to cope more than others. Students will also focus on people their own age, and become an expert on current issues and trends in relation to health issues that affect young people such as gender and sexuality. And finally, students will focus on and learn about concepts such as power relationships and stereotypes and discrimination that exist in New Zealand and other countries, and how those relationships affect various people’s health and wellbeing.

NCEA Level 2

Recommended Prior Learning

Completion of Level 1 Health Education is preferable, or 12 credits in any NCEA Level 1 subject. Approval by the HOF or the Teacher in Charge of the course.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Workbooks $10.00.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
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
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91238 v2
NZQA Info
Health 2.4 - Analyse an interpersonal issue(s) that places personal safety at risk
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
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: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 19
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

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