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Health and Wellbeing Stage 1
Subject outline

Version 4.0 - For teaching in 2024.
Accredited in November 2019 for teaching at Stage 1 from 2021. This subject replaces Stage 1 Health. 

Stage 1 | Subject outline | Capabilities | critical-and-creative-thinking

Critical and creative thinking

In this subject, students extend and apply their critical and creative thinking capability by, for example:

  • exploring and understanding social equity issues
  • selecting and considering appropriate evidence in relation to health and wellbeing
  • asking questions, analysing data and opinions, and developing proposed actions 
  • accessing, analysing and evaluating media messages
  • questioning the reliability of media around health and wellbeing issues and policies
  • understanding the perspectives of others to facilitate tolerant understanding of differences among groups.