Professional Learning

ACHPER (SA) aims to promote health and physical education in schools and educational settings through the provision of a variety of practical professional learning activities targeted at HPE educators and professionals and HPE students. Provision of these opportunities supports the HPE industry by extending new offerings and methods for delivering and executing theoretical and practical components of Health and Physical education and facilitates networking among industry professionals.

Education and knowledge is the key to developing a healthy lifestyle; ACHPER (SA) wants to help you and invites any ideas from those with an HPE focus to provide us with feedback and suggestions which could improve our offerings as we continually strive to gain innovative ideas which can inspire and motivate the HPE education profession.

Please Click here to see the up to date Primary Professional Learning Calendar
Please Click here to see the up to date Secondary Professional Learning Calendar


2018 Professional Learning Dates to look forward to:

Please mark the following dates in your diaries: IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO REGISTER!

· Early Career Teachers Seminar - 16 February 2018 (Week 3, Term 1)
· Year 12 PE Teachers seminar - 19 February 2018 (Week 4, Term 1)
· Australian Curriculum Session - 21 February 2018 (Week 4, Term 1)
· Jump Start your HPE Program - 26 February 2018 (Week 5, Term 1)
· Leading and Building Teams - 5 March 2018 (Week 6, Term 1)
· Game Sense seminar #1 Net and Wall Games - 19 March 2018 (Week 8, Term 1)
· 2018 Health and Physical Education Conference - 16-17 April (term 1 school holidays)
· Game Sense seminar #2 Invasion Games - 14 May 2018 (Week 3, Term 2)
· Early Childhood seminar - 28 May 2018 (Week 5, Term 2)
· 2018 Leadership - 22 June 2018 (Week 8, Term 2)
· Contemporary Approaches to PE - 29 June 2018 (Week 9, Term 2)

We encourage you to lock in these dates for quality professional learning, more information and further sessions will be released throughout the year.


ACHPER (SA) 2018 Health and Physical Education Conference

This 2 day Conference will be held 16 and 17 April 2018 at Rostrevor College, Woodforde in 2018. The conference will be one of the largest professional learning opportunities of its kind for Health and Physical Education teachers, coaches and classroom teachers in South Australia.

More details will be released early in 2018 ... watch this space!


2017 ACHPER (SA) / SACPSSA Primary Years Conference

The 2017 ACHPER (SA) / SACPSSA Primary Years Conference was held on 25th September at the University of SA, Mawson Lakes Campus. This engaging conference offered best practice strategies and programs to effectively engage your students in Physical education / Physical Activity.

Stay tuned for 2018 details or register your interest with the ACHPER (SA) office


ACHPER (SA) Secondary Conference

The Secondary Conferencewas was held 7-8 December 2017 at Flinders University and the Australian Science and Maths School. The engaging conference offered a range of innovative sessions, best practice strategies and workshops to effectively engage students in Health & Physical Education.

Sessions showcased: Contemporary pedagogies in PE, game-based approaches, Teaching Stage 2 Physical Education, Dance, Technology in PE, Volleyball, Touch, Australian Curriculum, sharing best practice, Leadership and much more!

Stay tuned for 2018 details or register your interest with the ACHPER (SA) office


ACHPER (SA) Consultancy Service

ACHPER (SA) have expanded our consultancy services and we now have many more offerings tailor made for your education site, either Primary or Secondary. Available for individual educators, whole staff and partnership cluster meetings, check out the options that have been extremely well received by many schools and agencies. Funding is often available through local partnership groups to support this work. If your school or cluster is looking for a quality in-service,  contact ACHPER (SA) to discuss or click here for an updated flyer including testimonials.


ACHPER (SA) successfully ran over 20 professional learning activities in 2017 attracting over 1,000 delegates. We are delighted that all seminars, conferences and workshops feature 100% satisfaction rating from delegates, something we are really proud of. ACHPER has run Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, School consultancies, sessions for early childhood, networking opportunities, leadership seminars, technology in PE sessions and much more.

Please contact the ACHPER (SA) Office if you have any ideas for sessions, seminars or other activities that would support your work.