In This Issue
Wednesday 5 September 2018 was a good news day! - CEO John Stokes
National Health and Physical Education (HPE) Day - Thank You!
31st ACHPER International Conference- January 2019 Early Bird Registrations Extended!
Active and Healthy Journal: Volume 25.2/3 - Special Issue: HEALTH EDUCATION
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Wednesday 5 September 2018 was a good news day! - CEO John Stokes 
National #HPEday - 5 September 2018

In the August Advocate, you might have read the Media Release issued by ACHPER on National HPE Day. 

This media release highlighted the importance of HPE within the Australian Curriculum and how it helps enhance the health and well-being of our children.

The 2018 National HPE Day has been and gone, and I am pleased to report that momentum for this national day continues to build. 

Here's a snapshot:

53,312 students participated (Up 48% from 2017)

142 Schools participated (Up 27% from 2017)

27 Print, Online and Radio media stories throughout Australia Audience - 456,000*  (*Isentia Media Monitoring)

National Health and Physical Education (HPE) Day 
Thank You! 

Thank you again to all the schools, children, teachers, parents and community groups who registered and participated in National #HPEday! We loved seeing all the photos and videos from the day!

Congratulations to our #HPEday Social Media Competition Winners 
St John Paul II College and Moss Vale High School who both won
 HART SPORT Vouchers! 

Next year National #HPEday will be held on 
Thursday 12th September 2019
31st ACHPER International Conference- January 2019 
Early Bird Registrations Extended! 

Early Bird Registrations for the #ACHPER2019 31st International Conference in Canberra have been extended until 
Friday 26th October 2018!

Early Bird Price 
 3 Day ACHPER Member 
Includes ACHPER Conference T-Shirt

3 Day Non Member 
(*Including ACHPER Membership)
Includes ACHPER Conference T-Shirt
3 Day Non Member  

 2 Day ACHPER Member 

2 Day Non Member 

1 Day ACHPER Member 
1 Day Non Member 

^Student Flat Rate

*Membership will run from 01/Jan/19 - 01/Jan/20
^Early Bird Flat rate of $150 applies regardless of how many days are attended. Student ID must be provided to obtain student rate.
All prices above include (GST)

To register for this conference at the Early Bird rate  CLICK HERE

Early Bird registrations close Friday 26th October 2018 
Active and Healthy Journal:  Volume 25.2/3 
Volume 25 Issue 2/3 Special Issue: HEALTH EDUCATION of the Active + Healthy Journal is now available for members to view online. 
Articles in this issue include:
  • How 'healthy' is Australian school-based health education? -Dr Louise McCuaig
  • Make Method Matter: Effective approaches to drug educationProfessor Helen Cahill 
  • Beyond the pyramid or plate: Contemporary approaches to Food and Nutrition educationDr Rosie Welsh & Dr Deana Leahy
  • Health Benefits of Physical Activity: Cognitive Performance and School EngagementDr Michael Stylianou
  • School-based promotion of mental health and wellbeing to address bullyingDr Helen Monks, Dr Natasha Pearce, Amy Barnes & Professor Donna Cross
  • Beyond Teaching the 'Taboo': Renegotiating Sexuality and Relationships Education's boundaries with students and teachers -Associate Professor Debbie Ollis & Dr Leanne Coll 
  • Does the Australian Curriculum present an opportunity to rethink our teaching of safety in HPE?Janice Atkin 
  • Post Script - Assessment in Health Education: More questions than answers?Dr Dawn Penney 
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