Assessment Specifications

Level 2 Home Economics 2020

General information

Domain

Home Economics

Mode of assessment

Written examination

Standards

91300  91304

Information relating to both achievement standards

Candidates will be required to explore topics from a socioecological perspective, and to apply the concepts of hauora / well-being holistically.

Information in planning spaces will not be marked.

The assessment will be available to candidates in paper or digital format. Further information about digital external assessments can be found on the Digital Assessments: NCEA Online page.

Specific information for individual achievement standards

Standard

91300

Title

Analyse the relationship between well-being, food choices and determinants of health

Version

2

Number of credits

4

Context details

Candidates will be required to analyse the interconnections between food choices, well-being and determinants of health, from the following areas: 

  • social gradient
  • access to healthy food
  • prenatal and early childhood
  • social support
  • political.

Candidates will be expected to refer to THREE determinants of health from the list above, which are relevant to the given scenario

A scenario will be provided. 

Candidates will have only ONE question to answer.



Standard

91304

Title

Evaluate health promoting strategies designed to address a nutritional need

Version

2

Number of credits

4

Context details

Examples of health-promoting resources that are part of a strategy on a nutritional need will be provided.

Candidates will have only ONE question to answer.

A nutritional need as it applies to this standard means what we need to maintain our body’s healthy state.

The context for the resources is generic, and no specific content knowledge is expected. However, knowledge will be needed about health-promotion strategies, and what makes them effective, as well as nutrient needs in general.

Home Economics subject page

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