NCEA Level 2 Health Studies
Number of Credits: 15 or 20
Entry Recommendations: Open entry. Level 1 Health Studies or Level 1 Physical Education with Health is an advantage.
Course Outline: This course is intended to follow on from Level 1 Health Studies and/or Level 1 Physical Education with Health. It will expand on ideas and concepts covered in Level 1 but will also introduce new topics that will require students to focus on critical Health issues affecting adolescents in New Zealand society. Interactive discussions will be an integral part of the learning process, with some course content being driven by current student needs.
Skills developed in the course:
- Interpersonal skills to enhance relationships
- Critical thinking skills
- An understanding of current Health issues and strategies for Health Promotion
- Strategies to support positive well-being
- An understanding of attitudes, values, beliefs and social justice
The course leads to: NCEA Level 3 Health Studies and NCEA Level 3 Physical Education.