NCEA Level 3 Home Economics

L3HECO
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs L. Corcoran

This course provides learning required for progress in Food and Nutrition to Tertiary and Career Pathway

Home Economics Course Outline 2019

 

Level: 3

Subject Code: H.Ec – Food and Nutrition

 

Introduction

Special Character: GODLINESS

1 Timothy 4:8King James Version (KJV)

For bodily exercise profiteth little: but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.

 

This course provides learning required for progress in Food and Nutrition to Tertiary and Career Pathway

   Pathway:  This course leads to: Tertiary courses such as Nursing, Medical Doctor, Dietitian, Nutritionist, Food Scientist.

 

Topic Guide:

 

Term 1 (11 wks) AS 91466

Term 3 (10 wks) AS 91469

Weeks

Topics

Assessment

Weeks

Topics

Assessment

1-2

3-4

7-9

 

10

11

Busy lifestyles keep Kiwis from breakfast

Breakfast trends in New Zealand

How healthy are we eating NZ? New Study Highlights worrying trends.

Research

 

 

 

Practical

 

 

Assessment begin

Assessment due

1-3

 

 

 

 

 

 

4-8

 

 

 

 

9-10

The True Cost of Convenience:

  • Multinational Supermarkets Practices
  • How Multinational Supermarkets influence New Zealanders:
    • Attitudes
    • Values
    • Beliefs about foods
  • How this, in turn, is affecting NZ eating patterns.
  • Possible consequences on NZ wellbeing. 
  • Research

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assessment

Term 2 (10 weeks) AS 91468

Term 4 (1-3 weeks) AS91470 and AS91471

1-3

 

 

 

4-7

 

 

 

8-10

 Differing points of view:

  • Fortified Foods
  • Genetic modification of food
  • Fluoridation water
  • Food sovereignty
  • Taxation of food – removal of GST on fruits/vegetables: Taxation of high fat foods.
  • Research

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Practical

Assessment

 

1-3

 

Revision

 

 

NCEA exam

 

 

 


 

 

 



Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91466 v2 Home Economics 3.1 - Investigate a nutritional issue affecting the well-being of New Zealand society
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91468 v2 Home Economics 3.3 - Analyse a food related ethical dilemma for New Zealand society
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91469 v2 Home Economics 3.4 - Investigate the influence of multinational food corporations on eating patterns in New Zealand
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91470 v2 Home Economics 3.5 - Evaluate conflicting nutritional information relevant to well-being in New Zealand society
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91471 v2 Home Economics 3.6 - Analyse the influences of food advertising on well-being
3
E
4
Y
4w *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 23

* 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.

Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.