Year 11 Health - We Have Issues!

Course selection will be active in August.

Course Description

The ‘We Have Issues’ course explores current NZ Health Issues. Students will develop and apply the use of critical thinking skills to analyse what is causing a range of issues, what are the consequences on societal and individual well being and what strategies could be used to address the issue. Students will co-construct the learning to ensure issues selected are areas of interest.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Critical thinking skills - exploring the bigger picture of current health issues.
  • Current and relevant NZ Health issues e.g. Covid 19, adolescent alcohol and drug use, mental health.
  • Attitudes and values - understand and accept a range of attitudes and values in relation to health.
  • Explore the determinants of health that are influencing the issue(s).
  • Decision making - build on the ability to make health enhancing decisions for yourself and others. 
  • Explore the potential impacts of the issue(s) on wellbeing.

  • Develop research skills and statistical analysis.
  • Explore and recommend strategies to bring about equitable health outcomes in relation to the issue(s).
  • Develop health literacy skills.

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