1 x 3-hour workshop weekly
1 Admission into BEDMSSBA-B Education (Middle & Secondary Schooling), B Arts
1a Admission into BEDMSSBHS-B Education (Middle & Secondary Schooling), B Health Sciences
1b Admission into BEDMSSBSC-B Education (Middle & Secondary Schooling), B Science
1c Admission into BEDPRBA-Bachelor of Education (Primary), Bachelor of Arts
1d Admission into BEDECBA-Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood), Bachelor of Arts
1e Admission into BEDSTBDS-Bachelor of Education Studies, Bachelor of Disability Studies
1f Admission into BEDSBA-Bachelor of Education (Secondary), Bachelor of Arts
1g Admission into BEDSBHS-Bachelor of Education (Secondary), Bachelor of Health Sciences
1h Admission into BEDSBSC-Bachelor of Education (Secondary), Bachelor of Science
1i Admission into BEDMSSEBDS-B Education (Middle & Secondary/Special Ed), B Disability Studies
1j Admission into BAEPRP-Bachelor of Arts (Education (Primary) Pathway)
1k Admission into BEDSBSE-Bachelor of Education (Secondary), Bachelor of Special Education
1l Admission into BAMTPR-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Primary)
1m Admission into BAMTS-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Secondary)
1n Admission into BECE-Bachelor of Early Childhood Education - Birth to 8
1o Admission into BEDSHPE-Bachelor of Education (Secondary Health and Physical Education)
1p Admission into BEDPR-Bachelor of Education (Primary)
1q Admission into BEDSEC-Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
1r Admission into BAESP-Bachelor of Arts (Education (Secondary) Pathway)
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e or 1f or 1g or 1h or 1i or 1j or 1k or 1l or 1m or 1n or 1o or 1p or 1q or 1r))
Enrolment not permitted
HLPE1511 has been successfully completed
Project; Tutorial presentation; Essay
Topic description

The topic draws on social theory to develop the foundations of a sociological understanding of health and the practice of health education.

Educational aims

This topic aims to:

  • Introduce students to the concepts of health and health education using a social view of health
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Have a broad understanding of the philosophical concepts underlying current practice in Health Education in schools and community settings
  2. Conceptualise health education
  3. Demonstrate they understand that health status is shaped by social issues
  4. Discuss a range of health theories
  5. Describe the relationship between class and health inequalities
  6. Conduct investigations about the health outcomes of specific groups- Indigenous people, those in remote locations etc
  7. Work collaboratively and present well researched information