Health and physical education – navigating the chasm of policy, practices and management to enact the intended curriculum and meet the needs of 21st century learners

Wilson-Gahan, Susan V. (2015) Health and physical education – navigating the chasm of policy, practices and management to enact the intended curriculum and meet the needs of 21st century learners. In: 29th Australian Council of Health Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER) International Conference 2015: Values into Action - A Brighter Future, 13-15 Apr 2015, Adelaide, Australia .

Abstract

The learning area of Health and Physical Education is marginalised and compromised through policies that result in low numbers of Health and Physical Education specialists being employed in schools; negative perceptions and misconceptions about the learning area; lack of professional respect and professional development and misguided pedagogy that fails to engage the 21st Century learner. This qualitative research examines the barriers to delivering the Health and Physical Education (HPE) learning entitlement and the disconnect between recommendations of curriculum developers and educational authorities, with how the curriculum is actually implemented and enacted in schools.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Other)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Paper not published in Conference Proceedings - published later as a book chapter (Record #27696).
Faculty / Department / School: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Linguistics, Adult and Specialist Education
Date Deposited: 24 Aug 2016 06:08
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2017 00:42
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130313 Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130210 Physical Education and Development Curriculum and Pedagogy
11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111712 Health Promotion
13 Education > 1399 Other Education > 139999 Education not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930202 Teacher and Instructor Development
C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9303 Curriculum > 930302 Syllabus and Curriculum Development
E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education
C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930201 Pedagogy
C Society > 92 Health > 9202 Health and Support Services > 920205 Health Education and Promotion
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/27702

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