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Upcoming Events

  • Senior Health Uncovered - Online Workshop

    Friday, February 25, 2022, 09:00 - 15:00 ET

    Teaching Health General Senior Syllabus 2019 for the first time 

    Friday 25 February 2022

    This highly interactive online workshop aims to provide teachers with the foundations and a greater understanding of the overarching approaches, frameworks and resources of Senior Health.


    Draft Program





    Online Platform Instructions (Spatial Chat)



    Welcome –

    Setting the scene for the day

    Dr Hugh Shannon, QUT


    Overview of the overarching approaches, frameworks and resources of Health Education

    Dr Hugh Shannon, QUT






    Salutogenesis –

    Understanding the river of life

    Dr Louise McCuaig, 
     Matthew Flinders Anglican College          


    Using the health inquiry model for a purpose (Unit 1)

    Carly Valente,

    Moreton Bay College




    Effective data collection and analysis

    Dr Hugh Shannon, QUT


    Panel Discussion

    All Presenters


    Wrap up

    Dr Hugh Shannon, QUT


    Dr Hugh Shannon will facilitate the program. Hugh lectures at the Faculty of Health - School of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences at Queensland University of Technology.

    Carly Valente is a highly experienced HPE teacher with a passion for health. Carly has previously presented at numerous ACHPER QLD State Conferences. 

    Dr Louise McCuaig currently serves as Head of Pastoral Programs at Matthew Flinders Anglican College. For over 30 years, she has been an educator in Queensland schools and universities. Louise’s research on health literacy and salutogenesis underpinned the development of the Australian Curriculum: Health and Physical Education and Queensland Senior Health Syllabus. 

    The cost of the workshop is $220 for ACHPER QLD members and $250 for non members. Sign into your myACHPER account to register for this event.

  • Australian Curriculum: HPE Workshop (7-10)

    Friday, April 29, 2022, 08:30 - 15:00 ET

    Online Workshop Friday 29 April 2022

    This online workshop is a professional learning opportunity for teachers in Years 7-10. It will build on the themes from previous workshops, with a focus on the purpose and aims of the curriculum document. The workshop will provide ideas and guidance on unit planning and assessment, using the structure of the curriculum to inform teachers when making decisions about teaching and learning. Interactive tasks will guide participants to further explore flexible approaches to the delivery of rich, integrated learning for students.

    The cost of the workshop is $220 for ACHPER QLD members and $250 for non members. Sign into your myACHPER account to register for this event.

  • QLD HPE Week 2022

    Monday, May 23, 2022, 09:00 - 15:00 ET
    Monday 23 - Friday 27 May
    HPE Week is a week that celebrates the role of Health & Physical Education in schools and communities. The aim is to promote the importance of HPE in the Australian Curriculum and highlight the importance of HPE to the learning and development of children and young people. In light of the delay to the start of Term 1, in 2022, HPE Week will run from Monday 23 - Friday 27 May. We will have a program of activities to follow or schools are very welcome to develop their own activities.   Registration is free and there are some great prizes to be won. To be in the draw simply tag your photos on social media with #HPEWeek or send a picture or program of your HPE Week to us at ACHPER QLD