|Short Description:||Health and Wellbeing|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts|
|School or Department :||School of Education|
|Student contribution band :||Band 1|
|ASCED code :||070303 - Education Studies|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||22 June 2021|
The course focuses on strengths based positivity and personalised inquiry learning. Students will research current health promotion and intervention strategies as well as paradigms for understanding, and analysing child, adolescent, adult and aged health issues. They will research and analyse social justice principles, socio-ecological and strength-based paradigms, to identify and evaluate inequities in access to health and the success of health promotion interventions in diverse populations and contexts.
Students will apply knowledge, understanding and skills to plan health education and promotion initiatives as strategic means of supporting healthy and safe behaviours. They will consider settings and student or client needs when applying health promotion knowledge to case study scenarios. Students will apply strategies for developing health literacies and critical inquiry skills in conjunction with understanding educative purpose of learning. They will understand the role of advocacy from multiple sectors in bringing change to the educational, social, economic and political conditions that affect health and wellbeing in personal, social, community and national contexts.