ACHPER (SA) HPE Conference

2017 ACHPER (SA) Health & PE Conference

27- 28 April 2017

You are invited to attend the ACHPER South Australian Health & Physical Education Conference to be held in Adelaide on 27 - 28 April 2017. This year the ACHPER (SA) HPE Conference will showcase a range of sessions including workshops with a wellbeing focus, sessions for classroom teachers and a range of theory and practical sessions for all bands of learning. There will also be a focus on assessment as well as 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 provides 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.  

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Don’t miss this popular 2 day conference!
The conference attracts over 250 participants annually and will be professionally stimulating, and supportive of those who work in education and community settings. We continue to listen to the HPE community to best tailor professional learning to teachers needs. The program offer 4 innovative keynote sessions, invited presenters from interstate and provide 59 workshop sessions; including practical updates (Sport, Physical Education, Physical Activity and Dance). A number of new and improved sessions will be featured in 2017.

2017 Keynote Presentations - for full details please click here

Click here for 2016 Testimonials

  • “The conference has enabled me to connect with information and people that will assist the growth of H&PE in my school. I now feel confident with the direction I have started and supported with future initiatives. THANK YOU FOR INSPIRING ME when I was feeling like a lone wolf on a mission.”
  •  “The physical activities were simply awesome. I have filled my kit bag with games and activities.”
  • “Always great to meet colleagues and see, be involved, and try either old or new learning opportunities.”
  • “Not having attended an ACHPER event for a while this conference has again developed impetus for more whole school activities to be tackled as it has reinforced that I have an obligation, and the interest, to do so. It has given me further insight into current trends and thoughts while  confirming that my work is credible.”
  • “These conferences always give great practical ideas that can be used straight away in the classroom”

Please register your interest with the ACHPER (SA) office to receive more information as it comes to hand in 2017.

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Delegates will receive additional information in the delegate satchels from:

Cambridge University Press and DonateLife SA


2016 ACHPER (SA) Health & PE Conference

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The 2016 ACHPER (SA) Health & Physical Education Conference was held at Prince Alfred College on 18-19 April. The engaging conference offered a range of innovative sessions, best practice strategies and workshops to effectively engage students in Health & Physical Education including, Game sense based approach to teaching various sports including touch football, basketball, handball, soccer and net and wall games, Australian Curriculum updates to implement in 2016, Updates in Health and Wellbeing, Technology in PE, Assessment in PE and many more practical updates, with a range of sessions from international, national and local presenters. The conference was attended by 220 delegates with 60 sessions is one of the largest professional learning opportunities of its kind in South Australia.

Thank you to the keynote speakers and presenters for their involvement and support of the 2016 ACHPER South Australian Conference in Adelaide.

If you attended the Conference click here for access to keynote videos and handouts using your password provided.


2015 ACHPER (SA) Health & PE Conference

In 2015 the ACHPER (SA) Health & PE Conference was combined with the 29th ACHPER International Conference which was held on 13 - 15 April 2015 at Prince Alfred College.

We were excited to be able to present a broader, more diverse and larger event for our local South Australians. It was a great opportunity to hear from interstate, overseas presenters, as well as showcase our local expertise and passion.


2014 ACHPER (SA) Health & PE Conference

Click here to download a copy of the 2014 Conference Program

The ACHPER South Australian Health & Physical Education Conference was held in Adelaide on 23 - 24 April 2014. This conference attracted 240 delegates and with 60 sessions is one of the largest professional learning opportunities of its kind in South Australia. The program provided a range of sessions that are of importance to Health, Physical Education, Dance, Sport educators; as well as classroom teachers, recreation, sport and health professionals and sport coaches. A special thank you to our conference supporters and presenters.