The ACHPER NSW Stage 6 Conference is the key professional development opportunity for Stage 6 PDHPE and CAFS professionals in New South Wales.  Our 2020 program will challenge your current practical applications, engage in new ideas and develop your skills, while linking to appropriate NESA Standards. Our conference program is running over 2 days offering specific workshops tailored to Stage 6 PDHPE and CAFS teachers and features knowledgeable presenters all with exceptional classroom experience.

Workshop offerings

When registering you will need to select 10 workshops from multiple strands (in order or preference) regardless of whether you are attending one or both days.


* Making time for practical experiences in PDHPE – where are the opportunities?
* Teaching for deeper understanding of content knowledge in Preliminary and HSC PDHPE
* Applying energy systems to sports performance
* Exploring the principles of social justice
* Core 1 and Health of young people
* Core 2 – Learning environment and stages of skill acquisition
* Core 1 – Health care in Australia


* Parenting and caring – Social parenting
* Investigating groups in context – Inequity and government policy and legislation
* Resource management (Prelim): Needs and wants and Maslow’s Hierarchy
* Individuals and work – Rights, responsibilities, entitlements and gender
* Social Impact of Technology (HSC Option)
* Innovative ways of teaching Research Methodology and the IRP


* Teaching Creativity in Stage 6
* Building opportunities for collaboration into your teaching
* Critical thinking for deeper understanding and inquiry
* Purposeful assessment: What can it look like?
* NESA HSC Marking and Standards setting
* Teacher Wellbeing: Looking after yourself and making sure you still get the job done!

Workshop synopsis

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NESA Professional Teaching Standards

2.1.2      Apply knowledge of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area to develop engaging teaching activities.

2.3.2      Design and implement learning and teaching programs using knowledge of curriculum, assessment and reporting requirements.

3.2.2      Plan and implement well-structured learning and teaching programs or lesson sequences that engage students and promote learning.

6.2.2      Participate in learning to update knowledge and practice, targeted to professional needs and school and/or system priorities.

7.4.2 Participate in professional and community networks and forums to broaden knowledge and improve practice.


Completing Stage 6 Conference on 9 and 10 May 2020 will contribute 5 hours (1 day) or 10 hours (two days) of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered PD addressing standard descriptors from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.


 Accommodation for the Conference