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.


Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesGroup research project and oral presentation

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in course EBPHEB


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Critically review the literature that supports successful health promotion in schools.
02. Use the principles that underpin the Health Promoting school framework through a team based research project.
03. Describe and explain evidence-based pedagogical approaches to health promotion in schools.
04. Work in a team to research and report on school health promotion approaches in a school.
05. Reflect on self and peer contributions to teamwork.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 31 - 43
One 3.00 h lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group research project - (2500 words) Hurdle: must gain a pass in both group research project and reflection assessment to pass this subject.

N/AOtherGroupYes60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Presentation (Equivalent 1000 words)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

Reflection assessment (1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO4, SILO5