ESH702 - Health Curriculum Inquiry


2025 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

Students commencing from 2020 who are enrolled in course E762, E763, or E765; must complete EEE754 plus one unit from EEE755, EEE756, EPR721, EPR731, EPR751 or EPR781

Otherwise, nil


Students must be enrolled in course E760, E762, E763 or E765

If enrolled in E762 commencing study from 2020, any co-req unit in EPR724 or EPR784

If enrolled in E765 commencing study from 2020, any co-req unit in EPR754 or EPR784

Incompatible with: ESH402
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - online

1 x 3-hour online seminar per week (in approx. weeks 1-7)


Sub major in health studies or equivalent

E762 Internship students commencing study from 2020 should not be enrolled in this unit. Please contact Student Services to confirm your course map.


This unit is designed to prepare students to plan, teach and assess in the area of health education. Drawing on contemporary research, this unit specifically is aimed at preparing students to teach engaging and inclusive health education across the primary/middle years and secondary schooling and is designed to stimulate critical thinking about contemporary school-based health education relevant to the stages of schooling you are preparingto teach in. Using an evidenced based approach, the unit will examine the health and wellbeing of young people; histories and pedagogies of health education; program, curriculum and assessment development; and health promoting schools as a school-based model. Specific pedagogical content knowledge and highly effective classroom teaching strategies for health education that are aligned to support positive student learning in health education are a key focus of this unit.

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