NCEA Level 2 Nutrition & Health

12NHE
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs J. Crosbie

Nutrition & Health

Prerequisite: Minimum of Achieved grades in at least three Level 1 NHE standards, or at the discretion of the HOD Nutrition and Health.

This course has a strong emphasis on taking action to enhance well-being. Students will study nutrition, factors that impact on health, and health promotion. They will analyse the beliefs, attitudes and practices related to a nutritional issue for families in New Zealand and the issues around providing healthy food for people with altered food needs. 

Nutrition and Health teaches the importance of critical and reflective thinking about social issues towards enabling optimum health, focusing on how students can be empowered both individually and collectively.

Students will also develop practical cookery skills and techniques linked to the issues and topics studied throughout the year. 



Pathway

NCEA Level 3 Health

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Up to $180 per year for all food and disposables plus $26 approx. for Workbook.
Laptop
Clearfile


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91299 v2 Home Economics 2.1 - Analyse issues related to the provision of food for people with specific food needs
2
I
5
Y
A.S. 91300 v2 Home Economics 2.2 - Analyse the relationship between well-being, food choices and determinants of health
2
E
4
Y
4w
A.S. 91301 v2 Home Economics 2.3 - Analyse beliefs, attitudes and practices related to a nutritional issue for families in New Zealand
2
I
5
Y
A.S. 91304 v2 Home Economics 2.6 - Evaluate health promoting strategies designed to address a nutritional need
2
E
4
Y
4w
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

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