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EPP203 - Professional Experience in Health and Physical Education: Curriculum Study A

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

Student must be enrolled in E377 course

Unit chair:J Peters

EEH101 and one of EPP101 or EPP102



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

5 hours per week – 1 hour class, 2 hour seminar (or equivalent) including school-based component as per professional experience timetable


Study days subject to demand


This unit will consist of online, theory and practical components as well as a practicum experience. The unit will focus on the understanding of the theoretical foundation of pedagogy as well as curriculum issues in Years 7-10 HPE. Specifically, policies and frameworks that guide planning and teaching of physical education, health and wellbeing in the secondary school will be considered in the development of units of work appropriate to a real learning context.  The unit will also focus on the challenges of managing and teaching within a diverse classroom and catering for individuals’ needs, in both the physical education environment and in the health classroom.


Contemporary issues in HPE 25%.

Group unit of work 50%.

Teaching and personal reflection of teaching 25%.


Hurdle Requirement: Assessing the Professional experience
For students enrolled in School of Education courses, the professional experience component is assessed primarily by the class-based teacher who advises the Unit Chair.  Satisfactory completion of the Professional Experience component is compulsory in order for the student to progress.

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