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012218 Personal Development, Health and Physical Education 2

6cp; availability: exchange and study abroad students with faculty approval
Requisite(s): 012217 Personal Development, Health and Physical Education 1 OR 027211 Personal Development, Health and Physical Education



This subject aims to further develop students' understanding of the nature of personal development, health and physical education (PDHPE) in primary schools. It involves analysing the NSW K-6 PDHPE syllabus and effectively planning and implementing strategies for PDHPE lessons. The subject builds on the introduction to fundamental teacher knowledge of curriculum content, design and pedagogical skills in the PDHPE key learning area (KLA) with particular reference to the primary school. The subject investigates the roles and responsibilities of teachers of PDHPE and provides an opportunity for both the theory and practice of learning and teaching in PDHPE to be explored. The subject gives insight into a range of curriculum materials, strategies and processes. It investigates the advantages and disadvantages of the various teaching principles for the PDHPE KLA and provides students with the knowledge, skills and understanding to be able to plan, program and teach effectively in all facets of the PDHPE syllabus.

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