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.


2018 Professional Learning Dates to look forward to:

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


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

The 2018 ACHPER South Australian Health & Physical Education Conference was held on 16 and 17 April 2018 at Rostrevor College. The ACHPER (SA) HPE Conference showcased a range of sessions including workshops with a wellbeing focus, STEM, Australian Curriculum assessment and reporting, sessions for classroom teachers and a range of theory and practical sessions for all bands of learning. There was a broad range of new and innovative sessions. ACHPER (SA) is proud to report 100% delegate satisfaction from the last 5 years of conferences. The program provided a range of sessions that are of importance to Health Education, Physical Education, Dance, Sport, Wellbeing educators as well as classroom teachers, recreation, sport and health professionals, sport coaches and school counsellors.

Please put 15-16 April 2019 in your diary for next years event.


2018 ACHPER (SA) / SACPSSA Primary Years Conference

The 2018 ACHPER (SA) / SACPSSA Primary Years Conference was held on 24th 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 2019 details in the new year or register your interest with the ACHPER (SA) office


ACHPER (SA) 2018 Secondary Conference

The Secondary Conferencewas 3-4 December 2018 at Flinders University and the Australian Science and Maths School. This engaging conference will offer a range of innovative sessions, best practice strategies and workshops to effectively engage students in Health & Physical Education.

Sessions will showcase: Important information for the introduction of the Stage 1 course in 2019; Contemporary pedagogies in PE, game-based approaches, Teaching Stage 2 Physical Education, Technology in PE, Volleyball, Basketball, 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.


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.