The new Australian Health and Physical Education Curriculum

A case of/for gradualism in curriculum reform?

Speaker: Professor Doune Macdonald

In March this year, the Shaping Paper for the Australian Curriculum: Health and Physical Education (HPE) was released for consultation. It suggests Health and Physical Education should take a strengths-based approach, focus on educative outcomes, develop health literacy skills, value learning in, about and through movement and include a critical inquiry approach.