PDHPE Masterclasses
The latest evidence and research from leading experts
  • Latest PDHPE research and evidence-based material
  • Thought-provoking, short sessions
  • For K-12 PDHPE teachers – join like-minded teachers and professionals.

Keeping up with the latest research in our profession is challenging. But to realise the true potential of our learning area, we must continually seek new ways to elevate our teaching practice and student outcomes.

The ACHPER NSW Masterclass series will explore new health and movement research. Each Masterclass is presented by leading experts establishing the evidence-base for health and physical education. Bite-sized presentations, Masterclasses are a great chance to network and learn with like-minded PDHPE professionals.

GREAT VALUE

FREE for ACHPER NSW/ACT members
$25 per session for non-members

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ABOUT MASTERCLASSES

  • 8 x 1.5 hour sessions each year
  • Live video conference sessions
  • Run after school, 3.45-5.15pm 
  • Includes 60min presentation and 30min Q&A
  • To register, click links below (for open events)

2022 PROGRAM

TERM 2

Masterclass #1: Helping low motivated students
26 May 2022
Understanding and assisting low motivated students in physical education.
With Dr Dana Perlman, University of Wollongong

Masterclass #2: Reimagine games and sports
Reimagining the way we classify and teach games and sports.
With Justin O’Connor, Laura Alfrey (Monash University) and Dawn Penney, Edith Cowan University

Masterclass #3: Planning engaging movement lessons
Increasing motivation and engagement of students in movement lessons – exploring the evidence base and translating to practice.
With Emily McLachlan, International Grammar School, PhD University of Newcastle.

Term 3

Masterclass #4: Alcohol and drug use prevention
Effective, evidence-based practices for the teaching of alcohol and drug use prevention in schools. The OurFutures school-based program.
The Matilda Centre, University of Sydney

Masterclass #5: Vaping and e-cigarettes
Teaching about health choices using a strengths-based approach.
National Centre for Implementation Science

Masterclass #6: Grouping physical education classes
Issues of ability, equity, inclusion and participation.

Term 4

Masterclass #7: Mental health
Promotion for young people and the role of school based PDHPE as a promotion and prevention initiative.

Masterclass #8: Respectful relationships
Effective, evidence-based practices for the teaching of respectful relationships and consent in schools.

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