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Health and Movement Education 1 (6731.5)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 1 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 1 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 1 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Maths
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Education



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    Students will study areas of health and personal development such as relationships, bullying, body image and safety under the Health Promoting Schools framework. The Physical Education topics include fundamental motor skills, cooperative games, programming, lesson planning and teaching skills. National and local curriculum is explored in both areas.

    Learning Outcomes

    On completion of the unit, students will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate a good understanding of the benefits which effective Health and Physical Education programs have on the overall maintenance and optimisation of wellness in individual early childhood/primary school aged children;

    2. Demonstrate an understanding of the components of an effective PDHPE program within the EC/Primary school setting;

    3. Demonstrate their understanding of Health and Physical Education promotion through the Health Promoting Schools model, and;

    4. Confidently apply their PDHPE knowledge and skills in the EC/Primary School setting.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    3 hrs per week.


    Enrolment in Bachelor of Education. Bachelor of Education Primary (Graduate Entry).

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