Assessment Specifications

Level 2 Home Economics 2021

General information

Domain

Home Economics

Method 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.

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

Questions will relate to a scenario provided. The question will require candidates to discuss all four dimensions of well-being as stated in the New Zealand curriculum and to apply the same to the given scenario. 

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

  • access to healthy foods
  • social support
  • social gradient
  • social exclusion
  • stress
  • work
  • unemployment
  • transport.

Standard

91304

Title

Evaluate health promoting strategies designed to address a nutritional need

Version

2

Number of credits

4

Candidates will understand health-promotion strategies and what makes them effective, as well as nutrient needs in general (how to maintain a body's healthy state).

Resources provided will include examples relevant to the task.


Home Economics subject page

Examination timetable

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