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.
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 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, and the submission date for the call for papers has been extended until November 28, 2014.Read More
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.
National Health and Physical Education Day: Good for Children was held on Wednesday September 10, 2014.
National Spokesperson and former World Champion athlete, Jana Pittman, advocated for the important role Health and Physical Education plays in future-proofing the health and wellbeing of Australian children.Read More