Secondary Conference

2016 ACHPER (SA) Secondary Conference

5 - 6 December 2016 (Wk 8, Term 4)

Where: Flinders University and the Australian Science and Maths School

Click here to download a copy of the 2016 program

The Conference was held December 5-6 2016 at Flinders University and the Australian Science and Maths School. This engaging conference offered best practice strategies and programs helping to effectively engage your students in middle and senior years Health and 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!


Keynote Presentation | Monday 5 December

Sonya Ryan

Sonya Ryan has dedicated herself to the promotion of internet safety through the Carly Ryan Foundation established in memory of her daughter Carly. The Carly Ryan Foundation provides detailed online safety seminars and workshops for schools and organisations giving participants valuable information on how to navigate the worldwide web safely. Sonya will share her story and outline valuable resources available for schools, parents and children.

Keynote Presentation | Tuesday 6 December

Wendy Piltz

·      Wendy Piltz is an expert in learning and teaching with an extensive history of achievement in preservice teacher education at the University of SA. in her role as senior lecturer, Wendy’s focus extends across disciplines including social psychology applied in group dynamics, personal responsibility & social development.

Erin Bell

Erin Bell is an Australian netballer, who is passionate about promoting active and healthy living. Erin represented the NSW Swifts from 2005-2009 and has been with the Adelaide Thunderbirds from 2010 to present, and is the current 2016 Adelaide Thunderbirds team captain. Erin was part of the Australian World Championship Gold in Singapore 2010 and World Championship Gold in Sydney 2015.

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Cancellation Policy: Notice of cancellation received more than 48 hours before the event will incur a standard $40 administration processing fee, any registration fees received in addition to this amount will be refunded. For cancellation notice received less than 48 hours before the event, registration fees unfortunately cannot be refunded.


2015 ACHPER (SA) Secondary Conference

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The Conference was held on November 30 and December 1, 2015 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.

Over 24 Workshop sessions were on offer 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. Keynote presentors are Tracy Zilm, ACARA 'Fitting it all in - How can you make decisions about what to teach when there is limited time?' and Shane Pill, Flinders Univeristy 'Skill Accquisition and Physical Education'. 100% delegate satisfaction over the last 5 years - we strongly encourage your attendance and look forward to seeing you there. Please promote this to your colleagues.


2014 ACHPER (SA) Secondary Conference

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Sessions Included: A range of Australian Curriculum sessions, performance Standards for Year 12 Physical Education, Team Handball, Skill Acquisition, Tech in PE, Volleyball, Touch Football, Badminton, Sharing best practice, Dance, Stage 2 Health, Yoga, programs available to secondary schools and much more!

Keynote Presentation | Monday 1 December

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Dr Ian Renshaw, Queensland University of Technology - More than a feeling: The role of emotions in learning

Keynote Presentation | Tuesday 2 December

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Associate Professor Cliff Mallett, The University of Queensland - The potential of sport to contribute to positive youth development