ACHPER has been closely involved in discussions with ACARA and contributed significant feedback from the States/Territories and National to inform the discussions on the HPE Curriculum.
On Friday September 18, 2015 the Education Council endorsed the Australian Curriculum in eight learning areas, including Health and Physical Education. The newly endorsed Foundation - 10 Australian Curriculum: Health and Physical Education will be made available from October.Read More
Many of the 9,500 schools from across the Nation celebrated HPE Day on Wednesday, September 9, 2015.
ACHPER congratulates all schools, parents and teachers for highlighting the importance of the HPE learning area through their participation on the day. With the theme Good for Schools, it was an opportunity to highlight the important role HPE plays in the learning and development of children, the benefit to all schools, and the educative value to the wider community.Read More
The new Australian Curriculum for HPE has arrived and the most important parts are at the front. The propositions underpinning the new curriculum should provide the lens through which we introduce some pretty powerful teaching and learning.
Dr Justen O’Connor from Monash University outlines how teachers can tune into the propositions and do some innovative, strengths-based, critical inquiry to achieve educative outcomes.Read More
Extend your professional learning network and expand your expertise by joining this immersive study program to Singapore from 10-20 January 2016 that integrates a diverse blend of HPE learning opportunities.
This unique program, led by an ACHPER National representative, consists of meeting with local expertise in the HPE curriculum area, attendance at seminars and lectures focusing on current educational issues and latest pedagogy, school immersion opportunities, and a tour of sporting research facilities.Read More