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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.
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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
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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
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 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 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 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 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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