NCEA Level 3 Health Education

13HEA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs O. Wells

Level 3 Health Education is a holistic approach to health and wellbeing that uses and develops students and critical thinking skills and research skills to explore attitudes and values, and knowledge of rights and responsibilities of self, others and society across a range of health specific topics. Emphasis is placed on looking at real world and current societal health issues. The course gives students the opportunity to investigate and analyse the following health issues: investigate and analyse the impact ethical issues have on self, others and society; investigate and analyse both New Zealand and International Health Issues such as drug use and poverty and the impact of these on whole societies; research and analyse the use of and attitudes towards medical and alternative health practices for treatment of medical conditions. 


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Workbook $10.00


Recommended Prior Learning

Achievement of 12 credits in any Level 2 course. Level 2 English or an English-rich subject are highly recommended. Approval by the HOF or the Teacher in Charge of the Level 3 course.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

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

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