Health & Human Development
Each Unit 1 – 4 contains specific content in areas of study and is designed to enable students to achieve a set of outcomes for that unit. Each outcome is described in terms of key knowledge and key skills.
Unit 1: Understanding health and well-being
- Students identify personal perspectives & priorities relating to health & wellbeing, and enquire into factors that influence health attitudes, beliefs and practices, including among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
Unit 2: Managing health and development
- Students look at the transitions in health and wellbeing, and development, from lifespan and societal perspectives.
Unit 3: Australia’s health in a globalised world
- able to the explain complex, dynamic and global nature of health and wellbeing, interpret and apply Australia’s health status data and analyse variations in health status.
- able to explain changes to public health approaches, analyse improvements in population health over time and evaluate health promotion strategies.
Unit 4: Health and Human development in a global context
- able to analyse similarities and differences in health status and burden of disease globally and the factors that contribute to differences in health and wellbeing.
- able to analyse relationships between the SDGs and their role in the promotion of health and human development, and evaluate the effectiveness of global aid programs.