Your leading member-based professional association advocating for quality health & physical education curriculum, supporting professional learning of teachers and promoting active and healthy lifestyles for all Australians.
Are you a tertiary student who is currently studying within the fields of HPE? Being a member of ACHPER will ensure you have the ability to connect and network with other like-minded professionals in your areas of interest, engage with up-to-date information and benefit from a range of services to further your professional interests.
Take advantage of the special 12 month membership rate for tertiary students of $25 until June 30.Read More
2015 holds a particular significance for ACHPER, celebrating 60 years of being a national organisation, with its beginnings going back to the Australian Physical Education Association.
To highlight this occasion, a timeline of ACHPER's history featuring momentous occasions and projects of national significance has been compiled.Read More
On January 10 2014, the Minister for Education, the Hon Christopher Pyne, announced a review of the Australian Curriculum led by Professor Ken Wiltshire AO and Dr Kevin Donnelly.
The Review of the Australian Curriculum Final Report has now been released, which has indicated strong support for the inclusion of Health and Physical Education (HPE) in the Australian Curriculum.
ACHPER National has made a considered response to the report and the implications to the HPE learning area.Read More
ACHPER National has released two Position Statements, 'The Importance of the Health and Physical Education learning area in schools' and 'Support of the Australian Curriculum: Health and Physical Education'.
Both Position Statements are designed to assist teachers, parents and caregivers, school principals and administrators, kindred scientific, professional and service organisations to understand and advocate Health and Physical Education curriculum implementation, to enable real change.