EDPH271 - Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment in Physical Education 1

10 cp
Teaching Organisation

This unit is designed to establish a knowledge base for pre-service teachers in the areas of curriculum, pedagogy and assessment in the Movement and Physical Activity Strand of the Australian Health and Physical Education Curriculum for secondary students in the junior and middle years of schooling (Years 7-10).

An understanding of national curricula which is specific to Catholic, State and Independent schools will provide the focus of the unit. The unit will outline the importance of Physical Education in the secondary school setting, 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, effective teaching, and behaviour management in outdoor settings. There is a focus on effective teaching and classroom management, including student engagement, participation and inclusion.