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Unit details

ESH500 - Primary Physical and Health Education

Year2015 unit information
Offering information:

Pipelining from 2011 - for continuing students only.

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:(For students enrolled in courses E365, E455, E460, E356 and E356P only)
Unit chair:TBA




Incompatible with:

ECP200, ESH200, ECP500, EMX400

Contact hours: 3 hours or more of contact per week (campus based students)


The place of health and physical education in the primary school curriculum is examined. Practical approaches to learning and teaching health and physical education are explored with particular emphasis on achieving safety, equity, supportive environments and inclusiveness. Current evaluation and assessment practices are reviewed and approaches to reporting on student achievement are developed.


Two assignment tasks will be completed using both written and oral forms of representation where possible. They will require students to critically examine current practice in school settings and develop an understanding of the professional, industrial and social contexts of Health and Physical Education. The assignments will involve students in planning, teaching and reflecting on health and physical education lessons. Both assignments will be valued at 50%, and total 4000 words or equivalent.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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