EDPH241 - Health and Physical Education 1: Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment

10 cp

This unit examines curriculum and practice in Health and Physical Education, focusing on the Movement and Physical Activity Strand of the Australian Health and Physical Education F-6 Curriculum. An understanding of national and relevant state curricula which is specific to Catholic, State and Independent schools will provide the foundation of the unit. The unit will outline the importance of Health and Physical Education in the primary school settings highlighting the 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 in outdoor settings.