EEH101 - Health and Physical Education Studies


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Note: Enrolments close early March. Student enrolment quotas apply to this unit

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

This unit is only available to students enrolled in E377

Students from other courses may take the unit with permission of the course director

Campus contact:

Kate Moncrieff - Burwood (Melbourne)

Cassandra Iannucci - Waurn Ponds (Geelong)



Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: ESH101
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1.5-hour lecture per week

1 x 1.5-hour practical experience (workshop) per week


This unit gives you, as pre-service teachers, a knowledge base from which to examine teaching and learning in health and physical education. The unit provides you with opportunities to experience and teach physical education lessons as well as reflect upon your teaching experience and what you have learned.

During this unit you will develop a beginning knowledge base that will provide you with a confident level to develop and maintain a positive and safe learning environment for young people and teach physical education lessons in an exciting and meaningful way.

This unit is your first introduction to working with young children in a health and physical education setting and is intended to:

  • Provide you with some basic teaching and managerial strategies to facilitate student learning
  • Assist you to design, develop and maintain a safe and positive learning environment
  • Develop your capacity as a pre-service teacher to reflect on your teaching and the impact your planning and teaching has on the learning of young people

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