Clone of Ways to well-being
This term you will choose a health condition of your choice, and investigate how people treat/manage this in New Zealand. Different health practices will include 2 of the following: Western Scientific Medicine, Traditional Medicine, and Complementary and/or Alternative medicine.
You will also gain an understanding of the philosophies that underpin the health practices.
Health Education at NCEA Level 3 has a focus on dealing “with broader societal issues that affect the well-being of whole communities or populations” (Health Education Learning Workbook).
With guidance, you will be able to choose the topics that you would be most interested in working on. These could fall under a particular theme such as gender and sexuality, poverty, or have a medicalised focus.
Level 3 Health Education is a UE subject and all Internal credits offered count towards reading for UE literacy while all external credits count towards reading and writing for UE literacy.
Learning in health education:
- Supports personal growth
- Challenges thinking about what is fair and just
- Builds resilience and explores issues
- Creates learning pathways
- Develops skills for health promotion