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Masterclass: Teaching skills to navigate health misinformation

May 29 @ 3:45 pm - 5:15 pm AEST

PDHPE Masterclass

Our Masterclass series explores the latest health and physical education research. We offer 8 Masterclasses each year.

Masterclass 3 2024:

Teaching and assessing health literacy can be a challenge for generalist and specialist HPE teachers. 

Health literacy and being health literate can help children and young people access, understand, appraise, critique and apply health information to make judgements and decisions. While the internet and social media provide instant and widespread access to health information, it can also be a source of misinformation and disinformation. Teaching the critical skills to be health literate is a key role of PDHPE. 

Learn practical ways to enhance students’ skills through your PDHPE lessons. Bring along one of your health education units for practical strategies on how to teach and assess health literacy. 


Dr Louisa PeraltaDr Louisa Peralta, Associate Professor, University of Sydney
Louisa teaches in the areas of primary and secondary health and physical education and professional practice studies at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Her teaching, research and publications focus on: a) school-based programs for improving students’ physical activity levels; b) improving student health literacy through whole school approaches; and c) designing and delivering professional learning experiences for preservice and in-service teachers. 

Date: 29 May 2024
Time: 3.45-5.15pm – 60min presentation & 30min Q&A
Format: Live online video conference
Free for ACHPER NSW/ACT members (login to receive the discount)
– $30 non-members. You can join ACHPER NSW. Teacher Membership is only $140 p.a which includes 8 free masterclasses each year.
Registrations close one day prior to the event. 

Attending an ACHPER NSW Masterclass will contribute 1.5 hour of NESA elective PD in the priority area of delivery and assessment of NSW curriculum – addressing standard descriptor 7.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.


May 29
3:45 pm - 5:15 pm AEST


02 9787 5141
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Masterclass: Teaching and assessing health literacy
$ 30.00 inc GST
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