This unit is the second health-based unit developed for the new MTeach program stream of Health and Physical Education. This unit builds upon the Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE) curriculum to be taught in the NSW secondary education system and extends the programming and assessment elements of Health Curriculum 1. The unit continues with the examination of health as a social construction and explores the influence of social media and cyber bullying in the education context as well as identifying the incidence of bullying more broadly at school. It also highlights the role of bullying policies and practice at school and how anti-homophobia strategies are also addressed. The unit also provides instruction on the subject content areas of: food and nutrition; health benefits of physical activity; sexual health education; drug education; and mental health. The unit provides students with skills in designing lesson plans, program scopes and assessment strategies for Personal Development, Health and Physical Education at secondary schools in preparation for the student's professional experience. This unit completes the delivery of the subject content areas required for Years 7-10 practice and provides additional knowledge and understanding of the literacy and numeracy demands of the 7 ¿ 10 syllabus. This unit also introduces the Stage 6 PDHPE syllabus and the health modules within this syllabus.
1x1-hr lecture, 1x2hr tutorial for weeks 1-4; 1x1hr lecture, 1x2hr tutorial for weeks 9 -12; 1x3hr workshop weeks 1,3,9,11.
1800wd essay (30%), 1200wd resource development (20%) and 3000wd unit of unit (50%)
24 Credit points including EDMT5692 and EDMT5694Co-requisites