PDHPE 3: The Health Promoting School (EDUP3034)


In this third unit of study in PDHPE, students will plan engaging and meaningful teaching and learning activities that address health and personal development curricula. Emphasis is placed on programming and planning using four of the syllabus strands: Growth and Development. Interpersonal Relationships, Personal, Health Choices and Safe Living. Students explore a range of health issues including child protection, sexuality education, alcohol and tobacco education, body image, loss and grief, bullying and mental health. The Health Promoting Schools model is introduced as a framework for building student-centred curriculum, valuing whole-school policies and practices that support wellbeing, and fostering community partnerships.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


1x1-hr lecture for 4 wks, 1x 2-hr workshop/wk for 10 wks


scope & sequence (40%) and unit of work (60%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


114 credit points including EDUP3001 and EDUP3002 and EDUP3003 and EDUP3008

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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.