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In Health Education ākonga consider the influences on their wellbeing, attitudes and values, and work towards promoting the health of their community. Ākonga can participate in a range of tasks, including considering ways to keep themselves safe in different situations and learning effective methods to communicate to help develop healthy relationships. Issues related to ethics and health philosophies are explored, which develops critical thinking skills in ākonga. Health Education can be studied at tertiary levels as a science or humanities subject. It leads to a wide variety of careers in social, community and health sectors.