University of Technology Sydney

028246 Personal Development, Health, Physical Education 1: Foundations of Teaching HPE

6cp; weekly blended mode: workshops combined with online, flipped field and group work.; availability: exchange and study abroad students with faculty approval
Requisite(s): 48 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10350 Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Education
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses. See access conditions.

Primary Key Learning Area


The aim of this subject is to develop students' knowledge and understanding of the nature of the discipline of personal development, health and physical education (PDHPE), its relationship to supporting the development of the health and wellbeing of the child, and implications for teaching. The subject introduces students to PDHPE in primary schools. It introduces relevant theories and processes underpinning the discipline and safe, inclusive teaching of the PDHPE key learning area. The subject addresses and develops the pre-service teacher's interpersonal and practical skills in the areas of human movement, fundamental movement skills, dance, games and sports, active lifestyles in addition to healthy growth and development. It involves participation in active movement, dance and games experiences.

Typical availability

Autumn D session, City campus

The subject is usually offered in these sessions. To confirm availability check the UTS Timetable Planner.

Detailed subject description.

Access conditions

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