This unit emphasises linking physical education pedagogy with classroom pedagogy to make physical education an integral part of the new National Health and Physical Education (HPE) curriculum. Students will study teaching and learning in primary physical education with a focus on student centred, inquiry based pedagogy. Through reading, active participation in lectures and workshops students will engage with the latest developments in physical education pedagogy and apply it in practical contexts. Focused on the development of generalist primary school teachers ability and inclination to teach physical education the subject encourages student centred, inquiry based teaching and the development of critically informed pedagogy and teacher decision making.
8x1hr lectures, 8x2hr workshops and 4x3hr online lectures
weekly reflection (50%) and unit of work (50%)
36 credit points