Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation Inc (ACHPER)

At APPEC we are working hard to build bridges to like minded organizations around the world. We are delighted to announce that our first partnership is with the ACHPER.

Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation Inc (ACHPER)

ACHPER Inc Website – www.achper.org.au

The Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation Inc. (ACHPER) is the leading professional association representing teachers and other professionals working in the fields of health and physical education.

Celebrating its 60th year in 2015, ACHPER aims to promote active and healthy living for all Australians through education, advocacy, partnership and professional practice.

ACHPER has direct contact with over 30,000 HPE professionals and reach to over 3.5 million Australian students in over 9,000 schools throughout Australia. These contacts include specialist and generalist primary and secondary Health and Physical Education teachers, academics and tertiary educators leading Health and Physical Education teacher training, principals, students, sport coaches, and education policy and curriculum leaders.

Membership

Join the Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER) and become part of an active and vibrant professional community of over 2,500 members committed to promoting active and healthy living for all Australians.

ACHPER, provides you with the opportunity to improve your own professional practice, while addressing issues of local and national concern.

  • Meet and network with other like-minded professionals in your areas of interest.
  • Stay in the know and benefit from a range of products and services whether you are a graduate, experienced teacher or tertiary educator.

Individual efforts can be effective, but a collective professional voice is stronger. Why wouldn’t you want to be part of a progressive, widely recognised organisation that is interested in the health and well-being of our children and youth?

Resources

ACHPER National has been a publisher of high quality resources specifically catering to the needs of the Health and Physical Education profession for many decades, and have a range of published resources that are compatible with and supportive of the Australian Curriculum for Health and Physical Education.

As outlined in the 2014-16 Strategic Plan, ACHPER National will focus on prioritising effective resource development and the expansion of ACHPER’s online resource provision.

Association for Physical Education

At APPEC we are working hard to build bridges to like minded organizations around the world. Our latest partner is the Association for Physical Education (afPE), the only physical education subject association in the UK.

Association for Physical Education

afPE is committed to being the representative organisation of choice for people and organisations delivering or supporting the delivery of physical education in schools and in the wider community.

afPE’s Corporate Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate the distinctive role of physical education in children’s and young people’s development and achievements
  2. Establish and sustain physical education at the heart of school life and whole-school development, through support for high quality learning and teaching; research; ethical leadership and politically informed advocacy and representation
  3. Raise awareness of physical education’s contributions to public health and well-being
  4. Play a leading role in the development of a workforce with the skills and qualities required to assure high quality physical education and sport in schools and in the wider community
  5. Provide high quality, professional, sustainable services for members and partners