EDPH366 - Personal Development, Health and Physical Education

10 cp
Prerequisites:
Nil
Teaching Organisation:
Nil

This unit examines curriculum and practice in well-being, health and physical education, focusing on the Australian Health and Physical Education F-6 Curriculum (and other relevant national and state based curriculum and assessment documents) and movement and physical activity for children in prior to school sector. An understanding of national and state curricula which is specific to Catholic, State and Independent schools and early childhood centres will provide the foundation of the unit. The unit will outline the importance of health and physical education in primary school and prior to school settings highlighting the health and wellbeing, movement skills and lifelong physical activity of students. A range of curriculum perspectives will be explored, including literacy, numeracy, ICT, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education, students with special education needs, and behaviour management approaches particular to outdoor settings and physical activities.