Unit description

Equips students with the necessary skills and experiences to design and implement appropriate teaching programs and strategies in the curriculum area of PDHPE. It examines current teaching issues and practices and aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills to teach the Stage 6 PDHPE; Sport, Lifestyle and Recreation; and Community and Family Studies syllabi. The unit also applies the Sport Education in Physical Education (SEPEP) curriculum model and examines its practical application to the school setting.

Unit content

In relation to at least two (2) PDHPE Stage 6 syllabus areas: Knowledge of PDHPE Stage 6 syllabi content Knowledge of pedagogy in context of teaching PDHPE Stage 6 Knowledge of curriculum requirements for teaching PDHPE Stage 6 The Sport Education in Physical Education curriculum model (SEPEP).

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 2

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment


Teaching method
Tutorial on-site 4 hours (10 weeks)
Teaching resource60%
SEPEP learning task and evaluation40%

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information


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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1

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