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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 | intercultural-understanding

Intercultural understanding

In this subject, students extend and apply their intercultural understanding capability by, for example:

  • demonstrating an understanding of some global health issues 
  • identifying misinformation and challenging stereotypes 
  • understanding and appreciating the perspectives of others
  • evaluating the impact of cultural diversity on health and wellbeing choices
  • respecting and understanding the importance of being culturally sensitive and inclusive when addressing health and wellbeing topics
  • respecting different cultural approaches and practices relating to health and wellbeing, including those of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.