11 Health Sociology & Investigations

11HEA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss A. McCool

This course will give students a solid understanding of some of the key concepts in Health, to help build a better understanding of topics in the Level 2 and 3 courses.

  • We will look at change situations and how these can affect our wellbeing, as well as how we communicate with our peers.
  • In the Positive Sexuality unit, students will have the opportunity to gain NCEA credits. Students will create an informative website where they will apply their learning from this unit.
  • In the Nutrition unit, students will gain an understanding of what influences teenagers in their choice of foods. This helps students understand why they eat the food they do and how this affects their well being. This topic includes some practical activities around food.
  • Finally we look at drugs and what influences people to take drugs, the effects on wellbeing and how they can impact on both the individual and society.

Pathway

12 Health Sociology & Investigations

NCEA Health will be offered from Level 1- 3. As NCEA Health is a University approved entry course it can lead to many different careers; Doctor, Midwifery, Social Worker, Counsellor, Police Officer, Occupational Therapist, Nurse, Physiotherapist, Teacher, Dietician.

Course Costs and Equipment/ Stationery requirements

Level 1 Health Education Workbook $35 available to purchase from the Uniform/Stationery Shop.


Credit Information

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90974 v4 Health 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of strategies for promoting positive sexuality
1
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.

Pathway Tags

Doctor, Midwifery, Social Worker, Counsellor, Police Officer, Occupational Therapist, Nurse, Physiotherapist, Teacher, Dietician


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We aim to enable every student to have the course that they prefer, however, some courses have limited places or pre-requisits that may restrict the student's choice.