ESH703 - Health Curriculum Inquiry Senior Years


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Students commencing from 2020 must be enrolled in E763 or E765


For students commencing study from 2020 who are enrolled in E763 or E765; complete EEE754 plus one unit from (EEE755, EEE756, EPR731, EPR751).

Otherwise, Nil



Incompatible with:


Study commitment

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

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Time engaging in learning activities is expected to total a combined equivalent of 8-10 hours per week. This includes engagement with materials, responses to tasks, regular forum posting and responding to others, scheduled synchronous online discussions and independent study during non-placement teaching weeks (approx. 6 -9 weeks).

It is highly recommended that you attend scheduled synchronous discussions in CloudDeakin throughout the trimester.

In-person attendance requirements

Students who are completing professional experience placements are not required to attend classes or scheduled synchoronoussynchronous sessions during the placement.


This unit aims to prepare students for teaching, learning and assessment in Health education at senior secondary level including transition to senior years and vocational and applied health curricula. With a focus on literacy and numeracy, and assessment in health education, the unit focuses on engaging with state and territory based senior health curricula to plan teaching and assessment for senior learners. The areas covered include teaching at senior secondary level, the relationship of senior health to the HPE propositions (focusing on critical health literacy and inquiry learning), teaching strategies, assessment practices and requirements, and regulations of teaching at senior secondary/post compulsory level.

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