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EEH201 - Health and Physical Education: Curriculum Study B

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Student must be enrolled in course E377

Unit chair:

Jacqui Peters


EEH101 or EEH102



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1.5 hour Class per week, 1.5 hour Seminar per week


This unit will consist of online, theory and practical components. The unit will focus on secondary HPE discipline and curriculum issues in health and physical education. Specifically, students will gain a greater understanding of some of the bigger picture issues that affect health and wellbeing and the way HPE curriculum is structured in the secondary school.

Students will be involved in developing an integrated unit of work in growing an understanding of how HPE can be incorporated within the curriculum. Practical activities in this unit will centre on developing a sound understanding of the rationale for inclusion of a wide range of recreational activities that benefit the individual’s health and wellbeing and that focus on lifelong physical activity habits. 


Report to key stakeholders: Students will access online academic databases and review contemporary HPE literature that enables them to write a report to stakeholders on the status of health of young Australians and school HPE and how HPE in schools can help to address some of these issues, 50%


Integrated HPE task: Students will be required to develop an integrated unit of work appropriate for the 7-10 setting integrating understandings of health and lifelong physical activity behaviours, 50%

This unit will integrate recreational activities and theoretical underpinnings relevant to VELS

Unit Fee Information

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