Year 10 Health Education

Course Description

In Health students will explore the underlying concepts of Health (Hauora, Attitudes and Values, Socio-ecological Perspective and Health Promotion) through a range of important health issues. For example; mental fitness, drug education, relationships and sexuality and personal inquiry.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Critical thinking skills - exploring the bigger picture of current health issues.
  • Mental Fitness - explore ways we can strengthen our mental and emotional wellbeing in relation to resilience. 
  • Interpersonal skills - develop and build on interpersonal skills.
  • Drug Education - explore the impacts  a range drugs have on wellbeing and develop strategies for health enhancing decision making.
  • Attitudes and values - understand and accept a range of attitudes and values in relation to health.
  • Relationships and sexuality - develop understanding and strategies around issues related to relationships and sexuality e.g. healthy and unhealthy relationships, safer sex practices,media influences and diversity sand inclusion. 
  • Decision making - build on the ability to make health enhancing decisions for yourself and others.
  • Inquiry - explore areas of health students are interested in and build personal coping strategies.
  • Collaboration - work alongside others to achieve group goals.

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