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


2017 Professional Learning Dates to look forward to:

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

· AC:HPE - From Assessment to Reporting Workshop - 30 October 2017 (Week 3, Term 4)
· Physical Education Week Dinner - 10 November 2017 (Week 4, Term 4)
· Physical Education Week - 13 - 17 November 2017 (Week 5, Term 4)
· ACHPER (SA) Secondary Conference - 7 -8 December 2017 (Week 8, Term 4)


ACHPER (SA) 2017 Health and Physical Education Conference

This 2 day Conference was held Thursday 27 and Friday 28 April 2017 at Immanuel College, Novar Gardens in 2017. The conference was one of the largest professional learning opportunities of its kind in South Australia. In

To see the conference website page for more detailed information please click here to see the conference program.


ACHPER (SA) Secondary Conference

The Conference was held 5-6 December 2016 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.

24 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!
A must for all Secondary HPE teachers. 100% satisfaction over the last 5 years. We look forward to seeing you.


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.


ACHPER (SA) Consultancy Service

In 2017, 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) / SACPSSA Primary Conference

The ACHPER (SA) / SACPSSA Primary Conference was held on Monday, 21 September at Australian Science & Maths School / Flinders University. Thank you to the 125 delegates who attended, the many conference presenters and the conference supporters and trade exhibitors. Click here to complete the online evaluation. Please note: certificates will not be sent automatically once you complete the evaluation and will be sent via email within the next two weeks.


2015 ACHPER International Conference - visit

Thank you to the 420 delegates, 7 sponsors, trade exhibitors, and many presenters who supported the outstandingly successful 29th ACHPER International Conference in Adelaide, SA from 13 - 15 April. Follow the conversation on Twitter using #achper2015.

The Keynote and Workshop Presentations are available to delegates on the Conference website - click here. Login details were provided via delegate e-newsletter. If you cannot locate these details please contact the ACHPER (SA) office on (08) 8363 5700.

The Conference proceedings are now available from the Conference website - click here.


ACHPER (SA) successfully ran over 20 professional learning activities in 2015 attracting over 1,200 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.