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Unit of Study EDUC3008 Promoting the Health and Wellbeing of Young People (2024)

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    Must be completed before final professional experience placement.

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

discuss key concepts and definitions related to young people's health and wellbeing and explain the role that schools play in promoting health within contemporary public health policy contexts

identify and analyse key factors that contribute to the health status of young people and demonstrate an understanding of sociocultural perspectives of health

describe key features of health promoting schools frameworks and apply these to the area of social and emotional wellbeing

demonstrate an understanding of how social and emotional health status impacts upon young people and plan for school-based programs that draw from contemporary health promoting schools and curriculum frameworks to build protective factors

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (weekly)

Prescribed learning resources

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Prescribed Resources/Equipment
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