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.
Thank you to all 420 delegates, sponsors, trade exhibitors and presenters for your attendance, contribution and engagement at the 29th ACHPER International Conference held in Adelaide from April 13-15 2015.
ACHPER hopes that you left inspired, with lots of new ideas, great insights and wonderful memories.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.