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Health and Wellbeing Stage 2
Subject outline

Version 4.0 - For teaching in 2024
Accredited in November 2019 for teaching at Stage 2 from 2021. This subject replaces Stage 2 Health. 

Stage 2 | 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 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
  • appreciating the role that culture has in health and wellbeing outcomes for individuals and communities
  • identifying and engaging in social action to celebrate cultural diversity and enhance health and wellbeing outcomes for diverse communities
  • analysing the sustainability of social action and health promotion to improve health outcomes for individuals across all cultures
  • engaging with diverse ways of thinking about health and wellbeing.