13FOTE

Level 3 Home Economics

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms M. Green

Year 13 Home Economics looks at food related issues in New Zealand and the global community. Students look at a food related issue that is causing concern in NZ,they look at an action plan to over come the issue, they consider advertising and how it influences food choices and multinational food corporations impact on eating habits in New Zealand.


Course Overview

Term 1
Students will consider portion sizes and the implications on the health of individuals in New Zealand.

Term 2
Students will work on an action plan linked to portion sizes and the impact it has on the well-being of individual in New Zealand.

Term 3
Students will look at the role of a large multinational corporation and how it has influenced the food choices in New Zealand. Initial work on how advertising impact on food choices will also be covered.

Term 4
Preparation for the external exam.

Recommended Prior Learning

A sound understanding of wellbeing via Home Economics,PE or Health.Needs to be able to write a critical essay.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91466 v2
NZQA Info
Home Economics 3.1 - Investigate a nutritional issue affecting the well-being of New Zealand society
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91467 v2
NZQA Info
Home Economics 3.2 - Implement an action plan to address a nutritional issue affecting the well-being of New Zealand society
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91469 v2
NZQA Info
Home Economics 3.4 - Investigate the influence of multinational food corporations on eating patterns in New Zealand
5
5
5
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91471 v2
NZQA Info
Home Economics 3.6 - Analyse the influences of food advertising on well-being
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 19
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 14
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

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