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Presentation of findings for Tasmania Hobart region government schools, for Tasmanian Department of Education - How are primary education health and physical education (HPE) teachers best prepared?

By TJ Lynch


Health and Physical Education (HPE) as an Australian curriculum learning area is associated with holistic lifelong health and wellbeing. Research suggests that the optimum time for children to learn and refine their motor skills and to be introduced to positive HPE experiences is during preschool and early primary school years. This report presents the key findings of an investigation into primary school principals’ perceptions of a university pre-service teacher education course where the graduate teacher is qualified as both a generalist primary classroom teacher and a HPE specialist

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia
Year: 2013
DOI identifier: 10.13140/2.1.3813.3126
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