Professional Practice in PDHPE 2 (EDUH2019)


This core unit of study is the second of five examining pedagogical and professional practices in F-12 Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE). This unit of study closely examines the NSW Board of Studies teaching and assessment requirements in years 7-10 by focusing on developing quality teaching practices for secondary school settings. Through an examination of Board documents and assessment policies and practices, and an analysis of the Quality Teaching framework in NSW schools, and consideration of relevant Australian curriculum documents students will develop the skills to design effective student centred teaching, learning and assessment strategies that cater for diverse Years 7-10 learners. An examination of the Australian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership professional standards is an integral part of this unit of study. The unit is linked to 17 days of professional practice experience in secondary schools.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


1x2-hr tutorial/wk for 12 wks


3000wd Stage 4/5 programming task (pass/fail) and 2000wd professional portfolio (pass/fail) and professional experience (pass/fail)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


72 credit points including EDUH1005

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Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.