Health and Wellbeing
Who is this course for?
Students interested in better understanding issues associated with health.
Good for those looking to pursue a career in health science or alternative health fields or keen to look at their own health in greater depth.
No background knowledge is assumed.
What will I learn?
Health is divided into four key concepts to be explored over the course of the subject
- Understanding health terms and concepts
- Developing and reflecting upon student's own and other's beliefs
- Skills in researching accurate and reliable information
- Understanding the many factors that influence the health of individuals and communities
- Understanding inequalities in society and the impact on health
- Personal responsibility for health
- Exploring principles of social equity and the role it plays in health
- Advocating for improved health outcomes in society
- Challenging stereotypes
- Understanding the role of Health Promotion in society
- Exploring current initiatives and their effectiveness in improving health outcomes.
- Participating in health promoting activities.
How will I be assessed?
Students will complete FIVE assessments tasks for Stage 2 Health and Wellbeing.
You will demonstrate evidence of your learning through the following assessment types:
Internal 70%- 4 tasks
- Initiative (40%)
- Folio (30%)
External 30%- 1 task
- Inquiry (Negotiated Health Topic)
Last updated: 29 July 2021