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Welcome to ACHPER

Welcome to ACHPER

Our purpose:

'to enhance the health and well-being of every Australian by educating, advocating, and leading professional practice in health education, physical education, sport and recreation'

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BLOG HIGHLIGHT: Do our kids have all the tools?

BLOG HIGHLIGHT: Do our kids have all the tools?

With the release of the second Report Card on Physical Activity of Children and Young People indicating a grade of D- again for Australia for both Overall Physical Activity and for Sedentary Behaviours, why as a nation are we still failing when it comes to our kids moving more? Do our kids have all the tools they need to be active for life?

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JOINT MEDIA STATEMENT from Australia’s peak education bodies

JOINT MEDIA STATEMENT from Australia’s peak education bodies

ACHPER, together with the Australian Primary Principals Association, Australian Secondary Principals Association and Tennis Australia, voiced their collective concern about the recent new evidence showing that we are putting our kids at early higher risk of chronic disease and impeding their academic progress by failing to provide quality HPE in all schools.

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Recap of the 30th ACHPER International Conference

Recap of the 30th ACHPER International Conference

The 30th ACHPER International Conference held at the University of Canberra from January 16-18 2017 provided 320 teachers, researchers and health, sport and recreation professionals from across Australia and overseas with a dynamic and highly engaging professional learning experience. What had delegates talking to make #achper2017 trend as high as number 4 nationally?

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ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF HEALTH, SPORT & PHYSICAL EDUCATION

ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF HEALTH, SPORT & PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Through the new rolling on-line publication of manuscripts by Taylor and Francis, you can now view papers from the Journal in a much more timely fashion.

Access articles the moment they are published, including the paper by Pill & Stolz which examines the level of connection and engagement practicing HPE teachers have with the new Australian Curriculum for Health and Physical Education.

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