The Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation, SA Branch Inc, with the support of Credit Union SA, are pleased to provide 2 Excellence in Health and Physical Education Teaching Awards:  

  • Norma Jenner Memorial Award – Primary School HPE Excellence teacher

  • Howard Mutton Memorial Award – Secondary School HPE Excellence teacher

These awards recognise two outstanding educators and ACHPER Life Members who helped shape the formation and growth of ACHPER (SA). Howard Mutton championed the cause of increasing participation for more than 30 years. Howard was a member of ACHPER from its formation and was passionate about the social value of involvement in sport and believed there was a place and level of participation for anyone who wanted to have a go. Norma Jenner was an ACHPER member from the early 70’s and was always an enthusiastic and professional activist for the cause of physical education in Schools, with a specific passion to and for dance and movement for people of all ages. 

These awards recognise and reward South Australian teachers who:

  • model outstanding pedagogical practices,

  • build the capacity of their colleagues as HPE professionals 

  • develop healthy and physically active learners.

Teachers from Government, Catholic and Independent sectors are encouraged to apply.

Award prizes– The Norma Jenner and Howard Mutton Memorial Awards both have:

  • Winner – $500 ACHPER PD/Resource vouchers, a plaque, a perpetual award (for one year)

  • Runners up – 1 free ACHPER Conference Registration (April –State, September –Primary, or December-Secondary) and a framed certificate.

All short-listed entries will receive a framed certificate recognising their contribution to student learning in health and physical education.

ApplicationsClick here for the Excellence in Health and Physical Education Teaching Awards Application

Please complete an electronic application, or complete and post an application to ACHPER (SA) at the address below by the C.O.B. on Friday, October 20, 2017

Executive Director, Matt Schmidt
Unit 4/ 2-6 Chapel Street, Norwood, South Australia 5067
Phone: 8363 5700
Fax: 8362 9800

Judging - The ACHPER (SA) Board will decide on the winners and runners up in each category via a majority vote. Decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Announcement of Winners and Runners-up - All shortlisted teachers will be invited to attend the ACHPER Physical Education Week Dinner at a reduced rate, Friday November 10th, 2017 where the winners and runners up will be announced.