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.


2019 Professional Learning Dates to look forward to:

Please mark the following dates in your diaries:

2-3 December - Secondary Conference

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) 2019 Health and Physical Education Conference 15-16 April Immanuel College

The ACHPER (SA) flagship event attracted over 200 participants in 2019 and was professionally stimulating and supportive for those who work in education and community settings. The dynamic 2019 program offered 4 innovative keynote presentations, invited presenters from interstate and provides 50 workshop sessions; including ever popular active sessions, Sport, Physical Education, Physical Activity, Wellbeing, Dance and also sessions on the new Stage 1 course introduced this year. 100% satisfaction from last 10 previous conferences.


ACHPER (SA) 2018 Secondary Conference

The Secondary Conference was held 3-4 December 2018 at Flinders University and the Australian Science and Maths School. This engaging conference offered a range of innovative sessions, best practice strategies and workshops to effectively engage students in Health & Physical Education. Click here for information on previous Secondary Conferences.

In 2019 the Secondary Conference will be held in December at Flinders University and the Australian Science and Maths School. Sessions will showcase: Important information for the introduction of the Stage 2 course in 2020; 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 2019 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. Click here for more information.


ACHPER (SA) successfully ran over 24 professional learning activities in 2018 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.