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Sex education begins at home

Parents, your kids are watching you. Sex education begins at home Shutterstock Katy Thomas, University of Tasmania In recent days, Prime Minister Scott Morrison told Australians the treatment of women is not “of a scale that any government can simply change, it is something we must change as a society”. And as a society, we

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Join our ACHPER NSW blogging team

Join the ACHPER NSW blogging team We are very excited about providing our audience with content directly from teachers, researchers and other experts in the field. Do you fit this bill? Have you got great ideas, research or resources to share with our audience? Well why not join the team creating content for the ACHPER

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How do we make assessment in PE relevant?

How do we make assessment in PDHPE relevant? Where are we now? Kyle Sutton recently published a reflection on PDHPE assessment based on reading the AIESEP Position Statement on physical education assessment.  Within this reflection he made some extremely valuable points about where assessment has been in this key learning area and where we could be

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Stop calling it prac. It’s Physical Education

Stop calling it prac …. It’s physical education! Reflections by Clare Roden, Vice President I had the privilege to spend two days recently with a group of 10 passionate Primary and Secondary PDHPE teachers discussing what they thought encompassed the idea of quality physical education and what the hurdles were to achieving this in every

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Exciting new partnership with RH Sports

RHSports is the largest wholesale supplier of sports equipment and clothing in Australia and are proud to support your professional development! With an extensive range of products including our own NYDA brand plus all the big brands, RHS has all your school PDHPE and Sports Program requirements covered. Head to the RHSports website to view

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ACHPER NSW Annual General Meeting

ACHPER NSW Annual General Meeting – 2021 Agenda: Welcome Endorsement/Announcement of Board Members Reports General Business   Enquiries: All enquiries should be directed to Tracy Puckeridge.   If you will be attending the AGM, please RSVP on the link below. AGM RSVP A short Board Meeting will follow the AGM. Refreshments will be provided. Call for nominations for Board

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Position statement on assessment in physical education

Rethinking my thinking on assessment in physical education Reflection by Kyle Sutton – ACHPER NSW Board member  What is the future of PE assessment? I was recently reading a position statement on Assessment in Physical Education brought together by 71 experts from 20 different countries. It got me thinking about Assessment in PE  because of its

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Changes to NESA accreditation process for teachers and providers

Changes to accreditation processes for ACHPER NSW and teachers In response to an internal review of NESA’s processes for endorsing professional development (PD) providers and feedback from stakeholders, NESA are limiting their accreditation of courses to four priority areas that provide effective professional learning. The priority areas are: delivery and assessment of NSW Curriculum/Early Years Learning Framework (as applicable)

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Inclusive practices in PDHPE – Introductory webinar

ACHPER NSW has partnered with Inclusive Schools Australia to present an introductory webinar on embedding inclusive practices in PDHPE. The webinar was presented by Sarah Humphreys, Inclusion Consultant and co-founder of Inclusive Schools Australia. Additional resources 

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Tips on relaxing and recharging over the holidays

How to . these holidays Teachers regularly have to juggle many competing demands. As a result, they can easily put other people’s mental health and wellbeing needs ahead of their own. However, it’s important that teachers take the time to prioritise their own mental health and wellbeing during the holiday break to make sure the

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Celebrating our awesome presenters

2020 has definitely been a year to remember. Initially the challenges of the heatwave and bushfires had schools working over time to support students and their wider communities. Then to top that off we had the COVID breakout that through us all into the brave new world of remote teaching. For ACHPER NSW it also

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