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 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.
ACHPER is very excited to announce that the first detailed program for the 29th ACHPER International Conference to be held in Adelaide, South Australia from Monday April 13 to Wednesday April 15, 2015 has now been released.
This dynamic conference will offer a minimum of 14 sessions at one time displaying a great balance of theory and practical sessions. Register now to secure your session preferences!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 recognise this momentous milestone, ACHPER will be celebrating and reflecting on the successes of the past and the opportunities and challenges that will have a profound impact on its future during the 29th ACHPER International Conference.Read More