Health Education Development

La Trobe University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Health Education Development

  • Host University

    La Trobe University

  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Health Administration, Health and Exercise Science, Public Health

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    PHE1IDH and PHE1SDH or must be enrolled in HZPPNB Bachelor of Paramedic Practice/Bachelor of Public Health Promotion and must pass PHE1IDH and PHE1SDH

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    In this subject, having completed their studies in PHE2HED, students will be able to adopt the role of a health education and development faciltator in one-to-one or small group formats in institutional or community settings. Working in teams and using a range of experiential learning formats, students develop knowledge, skills and attitudes that will allow them to access and use resources that facilitate the planning, implementating and evaluating and evaluation of education in diverse circumstances. Drawing on the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion (WHO 1986), the Sunsdvall Statement (WHO 1991), the Jakarta Declaration (WHO 1997) and the Bangkok Charter for Health Promotion (2005), this subject will enable students to engage salient teaching and learning theories and practices with the view of empowering people as individuals and small groups to engage the factors influencing their health so as to improve their own health outcomes in a globalised world.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.