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Many primary school teachers around the world are responsible for the implementation of physical education, some of whom have limited confidence, competence and time. With this in mind, it is timely that terms such as ‘literacy’ and ‘education’ are discussed to support teachers delivering pedagogy further.

The Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER) is the leading professional association representing teachers and other professionals working in the fields of health and physical education.

August 2016's 'links we like' - articles of interest

August 'links we like' - articles of interest

In this Blog, Matthew Scholes from Positive Sports Coaching™ provides an overview of the positive outcomes of this approach within Australian schools, and also highlights the role it has played in enhancing the confidence and well-being of both the coaches and athletes.

The Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER) is the leading professional association representing teachers and other professionals working in the fields of health and physical education.

Researchers from Flinders University schools, led by Sport, Health and Physical Activity lecturers at the School of Education, provided their knowledge and expertise in the game of Australian rules to compile one of ACHPER's newest resources, Advances in Australian Football.  In this feature article, authors examine what readers can expect to learn in this text, including where Australian rules football has come from to where it is now from a range of angles.

The Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER) is the leading professional association representing teachers and other professionals working in the fields of health and physical education.

July 2016's 'links we like' - articles of interest.

July 'links we like' - articles of interest.

In HPE and sport, there is a common theory that boys will dominate the physical activity component of a lesson with little regard for the strengths and abilities of girls.  Luckily in the 21st century, girls’ ability in this area is starting to become more prevalent.  In this Blog post, Roy Kirkby from Korfball Australia discusses how gender relations can be improved through HPE and sport activities in schools, ensuring they include equality and equity.

The Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER) is the leading professional association representing teachers and other professionals working in the fields of health and physical education.

The 2015 Progress Report Card on Active Transport was delivered in November 2015 which scored Australia a ‘C’ for Active Transport – this is a 42% decline in active transport participation rates in children over the past 40 years.   Natasha Schranz & Charlotte Vincent from Active Healthy Kids Australia and the University of South Australia provide an insight into why such a decline in active transport has occurred and what opportunities are available in helping children to become more…

The Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER) is the leading professional association representing teachers and other professionals working in the fields of health and physical education.

10 Links We Like for June 2016

The Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER) is the leading professional association representing teachers and other professionals working in the fields of health and physical education.

Lizzy Motteram from Caulfield Grammar School is a second year graduate teacher who is keen to think outside the box and try new things when it comes to starting the school year. Whilst most standard lessons consist of brainstorming and then completing the task, in this Blog Lizzy questions whether students are more likely to remember the lesson if they are able to have fun, learn with each other and are all on the same playing field.

No More Struggles Getting Ready for School A great way to get your kids out the door ready to learn and enjoy their school day.

When in a learning environment, each students' circumstances and contexts will differ from one another. With this in mind, teachers and coaches should observe what they undertake in the teaching environment and whether it is impairing or facilitating the learning.   In this Blog, former Physical Education teacher and current Education Project Manager at Tennis Australia, Dr Mitchell Hewitt argues that "there is a no one size fits all approach” when it comes to teaching styles.

The Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER) is the leading professional association representing teachers and other professionals working in the fields of health and physical education.

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