ACHPER NSW - what we do
Professional development and support for the PDHPE community

The Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER) is a national professional association representing people who work in the areas of health education, physical education, recreation, sport, dance, community fitness or movement sciences. A membership-based non-profit organisation, we are governed by a volunteer board and have a network of state and territory branches.

ACHPER NSW is committed to delivering quality PDHPE professional learning. Funds generated from our activities are used to develop programs, resources and members support.

Our vision

Quality health and physical education for every student in NSW & ACT.

Our purpose

Support educators to deliver innovative and effective health and physical education programs.

Priority groups

  • Primary and secondary teachers – health, physical education, recreation
  • University students
  • Early career teachers.

Strategic pillars

1. PROFESSIONAL LEARNING – build capacity
2. RESOURCES –  inform and make life easier
3. COMMUNITY – foster connection and network
4. ADVOCACY – be a voice

Our values

1. Integrity
2. Collaboration
3. Excellence
4. Innovation

Download our strategic purpose flyer

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