Knowledge. The student will:
- Know and understand the main concepts, theories, and research in the field of health promotion.
- Recognise the different situations of groups in society and the diversity of the student body.
- Know the fundamentals of health and well-being in the national curriculum and be able to use them in a variety of ways at school.
- Know the theories connected to societal health promotion and methods of promoting health.
- Know the research methods in the field and be aware of the ethical issues around research and fieldwork with people.
Skills. The student will:
- Respect the different needs and various circumstances of a diverse group of students.
- Be able to use their new, theoretical knowledge in the field while working with students and colleagues.
- Be able to plan teaching and health promotion projects based on the theories of pedagogy and health promotions.
- Be able to express him- or herself in a clear, concise manner orally and in writing at various levels about the challenges in the field.
- Have developed discipline, initiative, critical thinking, and independent working methods that he or she can use in further study, research, or field work.
Competences. The student will:
- Be able to use theories, concepts, research results, and critical thinking to support professional resolutions.
- Be able to address current issues in health promotion.
- Show originality in developing ideas around the area of health promotion.
- Be able to initiate research or development projects in his or her field of study, manage development projects and/or smaller research projects, and manage other’s individual or group work.
- Be able to apply recognised methods of acquiring, evaluating, and interpreting data connected with health promotion.