edu4hps health promotion in schools




Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students gain an understanding and practical experience of the application of health promotion and behaviour change theory in schools. Students develop an understanding of the theories that underpin health promotion in schools.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKristi Coller

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules


Co-requisites Must be enrolled in course EBPHEB

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically review the literature that supports successful health promotion in schools.

Group research project and oral presentation

02. Use the principles that underpin the Health Promoting school framework through a team based research project.

Group research project and oral presentation

03. Describe and explain evidence-based pedagogical approaches to health promotion in schools.

Group research project and oral presentation

04. Work in a team to research and report on school health promotion approaches in a school.

Group research project, reflection on team work, and oral presentation

05. Reflect on self and peer contributions to teamwork.

Reflection on team work and oral presentation

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKristi Coller

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementComments%ILO*
Group research projectHurdle: must gain a pass in both group research project and reflection assessment to pass this subject.6001, 02, 03, 04
Presentation2001, 02, 04, 05
Reflection assessment2004, 05