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Health Curriculum 1 - EDMT5692

Year - 2020

This unit is the first of two that focuses on the Health curriculum to be delivered by secondary teachers of Personal Development, Health and Physical Education in the NSW educational system teaching. It provides subject specific content knowledge regarding the development of health priorities for Australia and how social determinants of health help to construct very particular types of understandings about health and individuals. The unit provides instruction on a number of pedagogical approaches to teaching health including: strength based approaches, health literacy, whole school approach and how to teach sensitive issues. Students will also focus on the curriculum areas of safely and child protection. The unit provides students with skills in designing lesson plans, program scopes and assessment strategies for Personal Development, Health and Physical Education at secondary schools.

1X1hr lecture for 12 wks, 1x2hr tutorial for 12 wks

Media Literacy 1200wd (25%); Lesson Plan and Presentation 800wd equivalent (35%); Resource Critique 2000wd (40%)




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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