This online course will provide teachers with a step-by-step process to help them gather the evidence, information and feedback they need to make informed decisions when they begin reviewing and revising their PDHPE programs when the new K-10 PDHPE syllabus is released. During the course we will unpack how significant developments in these areas are driving the need for changes within the PDHPE field.
There are four modules that make up the 5 hour course.
Module 1 - What is your starting point?
Module 1 webinar: Overview of the latest research on trends in future development for sport, education, health, and social issues and how these trends can inform the development of contemporary PDHPE programs (20 mins) Module 1 offline task: Complete SWOT Analysis of current program and future developments (60 mins)
Module 2 - Knowing the needs of your students
Overview of the latest research on health and physical activity behaviour patterns of children and young people and can inform the development of contemporary PDHPE programs. (25 mins) Module 2 offline tasks: Develop and administer a student survey to inform PDHPE evaluation and revisions. Develop and administer a staff survey to identify staff strengths and interests. (45 mins)
Module 3 - Behaviour change and health promotion frameworks
How evidence-based models of behaviour change can inform our planning and delivery of PDHPE (45 mins) Module 3 offline task: Explore how the models and frameworks could inform the way that they plan and deliver PDHPE programs to students. (40 mins)
Module 4 - What do we want students to learn?
Exploring the challenges, attitudes, decisions and behaviours that students need to be able to make in relation to their health, safety, wellbeing and physical activity participation. (25 mins) Module 4 offline tasks: Unpacking the influences on attitudes, decisions and behaviours. Identifying understandings and skills that are key to addressing these influences and making informed choices (40 mins)