Level 1 Health

HEA101
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: S. Lang

Recommended Prior Learning

Some prior junior Health Education preferred and a strong interest in health and well-being recommended.


An in-depth study of well-being and the holistic concept of Hauora. Students develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values to make informed, responsible, health-enhancing decisions and to act in ways that contribute to their personal well-being, the well-being of other people, and of society as a whole. Areas of study include understanding Hauora; considering the influences on adolescent eating patterns; factors that contribute to changing states of health and well-being; understanding skills required to enhance relationships; exploring the concept of positive sexuality; and understanding factors that influence drug use.

Health Education continues onto NCEA Levels 2 and 3 and into Tertiary Education. It is an approved subject for University Entrance.



Faculties:

Health & Physical Education



Pathway

Level 2 Health

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

2 x 2B8 exercise books


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90971 v3 Health 1.1 - Take action to enhance an aspect of personal well-being
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 90973 v3 Health 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of interpersonal skills used to enhance relationships
1
I
5
Y
A.S. 90974 v4 Health 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of strategies for promoting positive sexuality
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90975 v3 Health 1.6 - Demonstrate understanding of issues to make health-enhancing decisions in drug-related situations
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91097 v3 Health 1.3 - Demonstrate understanding of ways in which well-being can change and strategies to support well-being
1
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.