Presentation on theme: "PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT, HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION PDHPE aims to provide each student with “the knowledge and understanding, skills and values and attitudes."— Presentation transcript:
PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT, HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION PDHPE aims to provide each student with “the knowledge and understanding, skills and values and attitudes needed to lead healthy, active and fulfilling lives”
Why teach PDHPE??? * Values students wellbeing * Recognises and addresses student needs * Is of the notion that students are a whole person * Teaches topics relevant to student individuality like social, mental, physical and spiritual health * Provides students with lifelong learning skills * Other key learning areas are incorporated in PDHPE like ICT, Math and English…
PDHPE creates skills for life… with a focus on *Values and Attitudes… students are taught life *Skills: decision Making, interacting, moving, problem solving & communicating And Students are empowered with *Knowledge Overall… Students will be self- confident, self-accepting & will nurture their self- development…
PDHPE prepares students for life… The 8 Strands Gymnastics Games and Sports Growth and Development Interpersonal relationships Dance Active Lifestyle Personal Heath Choices Safe Living Examples of topics covered Personal Safety Road Safety Water Safety Nutrition Drug use Relationships Personal identity
FACT: Although PDHPE is 1 of 6 key learning areas it is the only subject that deals with students individuality on a private and public scale…emotionally, physically, mentally and socially… without it where would our kids be?
Reference Board of Studies, NSW. (c2007). Personal Development, Health and Physical Education K-6 Syllabus. Sydney: Board of Studies http://www.curriculumsupport.education.nsw.gov.au/primary/pdhpe/ Kawssar Issa 13749343 Unit Number 101576