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Health and physical education / Year 9 and 10 / Personal, Social and Community Health / Contributing to healthy and active communities

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Curriculum content descriptions

Critique behaviours and contextual factors that influence health and wellbeing of diverse communities (ACPPS098)

Elaborations
  • examining social, cultural and economic factors that influence the health behaviours of people in their community
  • investigating community health resources to evaluate how accessible they are for marginalised individuals and groups, and proposing changes to promote greater inclusiveness and accessibility
  • analysing the implications of attitudes and behaviours such as prejudice, marginalisation, homophobia, discrimination, violence and harassment on individuals and communities, and proposing counter-measures to prevent these behaviours
  • investigating the role that extended family, kinship structures and broader community play in the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples
  • critically analysing messages about being male or female in popular culture and considering the impact these might have on individual and community health and wellbeing
  • critiquing media representations of diverse people and analysing what makes (or could make) the representations inclusive
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
ScOT terms

Communities,  Discrimination,  Wellbeing,  Social services

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