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Physical Education in Primary Schools - EDHP3004

Year - 2020

This unit focuses on Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE). Students will continue to gain experience in planning, teaching and reflecting upon the four mandatory Physical Education strands in the current NSW K-6 PDHPE Syllabus: Active Lifestyle, Gymnastics, Dance and Games and Sport. In light of national changes, students will also be introduced to the emerging F-6 Health and Physical Education Australian Curriculum. Emphasis will be placed on participating in a variety of gymnastics, dance activities and fundamental movement skills that will enable students to develop teaching confidence and competence in these areas. Particular attention will be given to developing the pedagogical knowledge, understanding and skillls to plan and implement appropriate teaching and learning strategies for the PE subject matter and integrating the PE curriculum within a K-6 Health Promoting Schools context.

12x2hr workshops and 6x2hr online tasks/activities

written assessment (20%), peer teaching experience (30%) and whole class teaching experience and written component (50%)


48 credit points




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
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Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Louisa Peralta
HECS Band: 1
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