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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.

Review of the Australian Curriculum: Final Report

Review of the Australian Curriculum: Final Report

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.

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Online registration now open

Online registration now open

ACHPER is pleased to announce that the 29th ACHPER International Conference will be held in Adelaide, South Australia from Monday April 13 to Wednesday April 15, 2015.

The conference theme 'Values into Action - A Brighter Future’ provides a directive to inspire educators to consider the potential of what the Health and Physical Education learning area could be in the 21st century.

ACHPER is delighted to announce that online registration is now available.

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Closure of the ACHPER Bookshop

Closure of the ACHPER Bookshop

The ACHPER Bookshop operating in Adelaide will close on 31 December 2014 after 34 years of service.

ACHPER National will continue to publish high quality print & online resources specifically catering to the needs of the Health and Physical Education profession.

As outlined in the 2014-16 Strategic Plan, ACHPER National will focus on prioritising effective resource development and the expansion of ACHPER’s online resource provision.

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Expressions of interest: Positive use of ASC resources in schools

Expressions of interest: Positive use of ASC resources in schools

As part of the Sporting Schools initiative announced by the Australian Government in May 2014, ACHPER National, as part of a consortium led by Janice Atkin, was awarded the contract to review and align the suite of Australian Sports Commission (ASC) resources with the new national Foundation - Year 10 curricula.

As part of this work, ACHPER National is looking to identify examples of positive use of ASC resources by schools, families and community organisations, as well as case studies of positive use of Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) resources within education.

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