Join the Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER) and become part of an active and vibrant professional community of over 2,500 members committed to promoting active and healthy living for all Australians.
ACHPER, as the peak national body for health, physical education, sport and recreation, provides you with the opportunity to improve your own professional practice, while addressing issues of local and national concern.
If you work or study in the health, physical education, sport and recreation industries, then you should get the most out of your profession by joining ACHPER - The Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation.
Reason #1: Advocacy and Representation
ACHPER will be working in your best interests and speaking on your behalf when it comes to input on important educative and professional issues. As the peak professional association, ACHPER led a strategic campaign for the inclusion of HPE in the Australian Curriculum and will continue to advance support for effective implementation across education contexts to make a different to active and healthy living for all Australians.
Reason #2: Education
ACHPER will continue to provide you with access to numerous theoretical and practical Professional Learning activities to help you explore innovative ideas and pedagogical practices to further your career pathway. ACHPER professional learning is relevant, future focused, has impact and is mapped to the Australian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) standards to enhance career progression across all all pathways from graduate to lead teacher. ACHPER engages with, and provides for professional learning across sport and recreation pathways wanting to enhance engagement within school settings and provide community pathways for children and young adults.
Reason #3: Information
ACHPER will provide you with access to articles and resources for your classroom via our National Journal and Magazine, as well as providing all of the latest HPE information on our website. ACHPER also provide you access to current resources to engage you with evolving pedagogical approaches inclusive of the propositions from the recently endorsed AC:HPE.
Reason #4: Networking and Community Building
ACHPER will help you to engage with professionals face-to-face or through digital platforms, making use of new technologies to bring you in contact with people who 'have quality input and ideas to provide' on the profession and industry.
Individual efforts can be effective, but a collective professional voice is stronger. Why wouldn't you want to be part of a progressive, widely recognised organisation that is interested in the health and well-being of our children and youth?
Join today and start reaping the rewards.
Please complete and return the Membership Form below with your payment or Join Online.
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