NCEA Level 3 Health 301

HEA301
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: G. Lodge

Health 301:
There will be an emphasis on health action, health promotion and skills necessary for everyday life. There is a choice of content and topics can be related to the students’ interests and strengths. Topics range from global, New Zealand, school to individual. It is aimed at any student with an interest in developing personal skills or for careers like nursing, teaching, nannying, social work, counselling, the army, sport and others with a people focus. The curriculum demands a degree of thinking, analysis, written and oral competency, sound research skills and the ability to relate to others. It allows for personal development and students will develop the ability to work as a team. All of these skills are useful in everyday life. All achievement standards count towards reading literacy and the exam counts towards writing literacy.

UE  can be gained by passing the internals. It is a UE approved subject


Course Overview

Term 1
Intro to course
Underlining concepts
An Ethical issue- Euthanasia

Term 2
A New Zealand Health issue- Alcohol

Term 3
Health practices
External prep-A Global issue

Term 4
Revision and catch ups.

Recommended Prior Learning

At HOD/teacher discretion. 




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
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91462 v2 Health 3.2 - Analyse an international health issue
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
E
5
Y
5r,5w *
A.S. 91463 v2 Health 3.3 - Evaluate health practices currently used in New Zealand
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91464 v2 Health 3.4 - Analyse a contemporary ethical issue in relation to well-being
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
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.