Jacaranda Key Concepts in VCE Health & Human Development

FOR THE VCAA STUDY DESIGN (EXTENDED 2018-2023)
YEARS 11 – 12

Used by 9/10 of the top performing Victorian schools in H&HD*

The Jacaranda Key Concepts in VCE Health & Human Development expert author team have built on the rich and deep learning experience this series is well-known for – with updated content, new immersive media and enhanced assessment support.

Highly Commended: Student Resource – Senior 2020
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How we are different

  • Past VCAA exam questions in print and online

    Even more assessment support –including past VCAA exam questions in print, printable exam booklet, sample SACS, annotated extended response questions, key skill analysis and sample responses and much more.

     

  • Currency
    in a
    COVID-19 world

    Currency is key, with new data, statistics and case studies, including the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on Australian and global health and wellbeing.

     

  • Videos
    to support
    learning

    Videos to support both the how and what of learning, including new videos for every key skill and extended response question and our popular teacher-led videos.

    TEACHER-LED VIDEO

Titles in this series

Table of contents

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Jacaranda Key Concepts in VCE Health & Human Development Units 1 & 2 7e

Topic 1: Concepts of health and wellbeing
Topic 2: Measurements and indicators of health status of Australia’s youth
Topic 3: Sociocultural factors affecting health status and behaviours of youth
Topic 4: Nutrition and youth health and wellbeing
Topic 5: Promoting youth health and wellbeing
Topic 6: Exploring mental disorders as a youth health and wellbeing issue
Topic 7: The human lifespan
Topic 8: Healthy and respectful relationships
Topic 9: Parenting and prenatal and early childhood development
Topic 10: Australia’s health system
Topic 11: Health information, technology and complaints

Digital

Title: JACARANDA KEY CONCEPTS IN VCE HEALTH & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT UNITS 1 & 2 7E LEARNON
ISBN: 9780730390961
Publication Date: 2021
RRP: $50.00

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Title: JACARANDA KEY CONCEPTS IN VCE HEALTH & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT UNITS 1 & 2 7E LEARNON + PRINT
ISBN: 9780730390947
Publication Date: 2021
RRP: $80.00
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Table of contents

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Jacaranda Key Concepts in VCE Health & Human Development Units 3 & 4 7e

Topic 1: Concepts of health and wellbeing
Topic 2: Measuring health status
Topic 3: Factors influencing health status and burden of disease
Topic 4: Variations in health status between population groups
Topic 5: Changes in Australia’s health status
Topic 6: Australia’s health system
Topic 7: Targets of health promotion in Australia
Topic 8: Comparing health status and burden of disease across countries
Topic 9: Sustainability and human development
Topic 10: Global trends and health and wellbeing
Topic 11: Sustainable Development Goals and the World Health Organisation
Topic 12: Australian aid and non-government organisations (NGOs)
Topic 13: Programs addressing the Sustainable Development Goals

Digital

Title: JACARANDA KEY CONCEPTS IN VCE HEALTH & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT UNITS 3 & 4 7E LEARNON
ISBN: 9780730393467
Publication Date: 2021
RRP: $50.00

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Digital with Print

Title: JACARANDA KEY CONCEPTS IN VCE HEALTH & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT UNITS 3 & 4 7E LEARNON + PRINT
ISBN: 9780730393818
Publication Date: 2021
RRP: $80.00
($50 plus an additional $30 for print)

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  • Series features

    The new Jacaranda VCE Health & Human Development series includes these features:

    • Expert authors, including Andrew Beaumont and Meredith Fettling, deliver a comprehensive and accessible approach to align with the VCAA Health & Human Development Study Design (2018-2023)
    • Available in learnON, our powerful digital platform where everything is in the one place – from assignments, tracking student progress, videos, exam questions and all the content from the textbook
    • For the first time, past VCAA exam questions are available in every subtopic of the printed textbook
    • A new teachON section, with practical teaching advice including course outlines, discussion tips and activity ideas
    • New key skill videos in the key skill sections, break down what is expected for each key skill and provides an annotated model answer to help student understanding
    • New extended response section with videos, which unpack how to answer this difficult style of exam question step-by-step
    • New 3 differentiated question sets with immediate feedback to enable students to challenge themselves at their own level
    • Exam tip boxes highlight how to avoid common pitfalls and tackle questions
    • Sample SACS for each Area of Study prepare students for success in their assessments
    • Immediate feedback for every question online, to enable self-study and to overcome misconceptions as they occur

  • Authors

    Andrew Beaumont

    Andrew has been teaching Health and Human Development since its inception and is passionate about promoting teaching and learning in this area. He has been involved in writing many materials including the popular Jacaranda texts, newspaper articles, sample and trial exams, SACs, study guides and course outlines. Andrew has assisted many teachers and students of Health and Human Development, including delivering his well-received preparation and revision sessions for over 12 years for a range of organisations and various teachers’ associations.

    Meredith Fettling

    Meredith has been involved with VCE Health and Human Development from the beginning and has considerable experience in the study. She has been involved in writing support material, assessment tasks and textbooks and has previously delivered professional development programs to students and teachers. Meredith is currently assistant principal at Bendigo Senior Secondary College.

    Kim Weston

    Kim has been teaching Health and Human Development since its inception and involved in writing many curriculum materials, including texts and study guides. Kim is currently Head of Home Economics and Hospitality with Exemplary Teacher status at Methodist Ladies’ College.

    Dr. Fiona Alderson

    Dr Fiona Alderson has taught VCE Health and Human Development for more than 10 years. She has been an active contributor to the Health Teachers’ Network and has worked as an exam assessor for Health and Human Development. Fiona currently teaches at Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School where she shares her passion for Health and Human Development with Year 10, 11 and 12 students.

    Lisa O’Halloran

    Lisa has been teaching VCE Health and Human Development since 2003, firstly at Warrandyte High School and currently at Genazzano FCJ College. She is an experienced exam assessor and has worked as a presenter for ACHPER since 2008, including running implementation workshops for the new Study Design. In the last two years, Genazzano College has recorded the highest number of students scoring over 40 for HHD.

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