2023 VCE® Conference

A conference specifically for VCE® teachers. Learn from some of Victoria’s leading teachers and academics to build your capacity for delivering strong student outcomes.  With most timeslots offering electives covering Units 1-4 PE and HHD.


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This one day event will break down each Study Design and give you the depth of understanding you need to implement content in your teaching. Our presenters will be able to provide advice related to delivery and will workshop activity ideas for your classroom.

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to engage in this fantastic professional learning offering to improve your practice and student learning!

Program Selection:  Available early 2023.

Venue:   Face to Face event at La Trobe Sports Stadium, Bundoora

Are you interested in contributing to the professional learning of other VCE teachers in Victoria? Register your interest to present at our VCE Conference and other events here! 

Registration fees:  ACHPER members: $ 320 | Non-members: $399

Registration includes:
Catering -morning tea and lunch
Resources and support materials

Registration is subject to ACHPER Victoria's Terms and Conditions available here

When
24/02/2023 8:45 AM - 3:45 PM
AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Where
La Trobe Sports Stadium Sports Drive La Trobe University, VIC 3086

Program

Description
Time
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
24/02/2023 7:30 AM
This session will explore the physiology of energy systems using theory as well as practical activities to showcase energy system interplay. This practical workshop will showcase how you can help students better apply key knowledge and key skills of VCE Physical Education Unit 3 AOS 2: How does the body produce energy. Spend time in groups participating in lab–based activities and collecting data to use in analysing how the major body and energy systems work and unpacking teaching strategies to link to the theory. You will leave with a range of innovative ideas to use within your classroom as well as suggestions for how to break down content for your students. Presented by La Trobe Exercise Science Department.
Category
Seminar/Practical
Time
8:45 AM - 9:55 AM
Spots available
23
24/02/2023 8:45 AM
This investigative workshop unpacks the issue of declining youth physical activity levels within VCE PE Unit 2 Area of Study 2. Explore research and strategies to combat the issue including the use of success stories from the current DoE Active Schools initiative to improve physical activity levels in school aged children. You will be provided with opportunities to workshop planning and assessment examples for PE Unit 2 AoS 2. Presented by Sam Downward and Josh Vassallo, Active Schools.
Category
Seminar
Time
8:45 AM - 9:55 AM
Spots available
30
24/02/2023 8:45 AM
This investigative workshop unpacks the issue of declining youth physical activity levels within VCE PE Unit 2 Area of Study 2. Explore research and strategies to combat the issue including the use of success stories from the current DoE Active Schools initiative to improve physical activity levels in school aged children. You will be provided with opportunities to workshop planning and assessment examples for Unit 2 AoS 2.  Presented by TBC
Category
Seminar
Time
8:45 AM - 9:55 AM
Spots available
29
24/02/2023 8:45 AM
New to teaching VCE? Come along to this session where we unpack study designs, teaching schedules, SAC’s, scored assessments, record keeping, resources, exam preparation and more! Gain the knowledge and confidence to commence your VCE class armed with practical examples and resources regardless of subject area. This interactive workshop allows for Q&A and group discussion to alleviate your first-time jitters. Presented by Renae Fraser and Greg Schneiders, ACHPER Victoria.
Category
Seminar
Time
8:45 AM - 9:55 AM
Spots available
30
24/02/2023 8:45 AM
Time
8:45 AM - 9:55 AM
24/02/2023 8:45 AM
Time
9:55 AM - 10:20 AM
24/02/2023 9:55 AM
Finding it difficult to engage students in a contemporary manner? Wanting to maximise learning whilst promoting physical activity? This is the session for you as we unpack the barriers to student engagement and create a space to share ideas to maximise student’s engagement in an active, academic manner. Lesson ideas that focus on student centred, inquiry-based learning are shared with session attendees. Presented by TBC.
Category
Seminar
Time
10:20 AM - 11:30 AM
24/02/2023 10:20 AM
In this session, we explore the notion of ‘integrated learning experiences’ in VCE physical education, i.e., how can we teach theoretical and practical knowledge in the same space? Drawing on empirical research from Australia and Ireland in answering this question and looking at a teaching template which was co-constructed with practicing teachers and teacher educators in planning for integrated learning experiences which draws of the use of the curriculum and instructional models. Presented by Chris Clark, VCAA.
Category
Seminar
Time
10:20 AM - 11:30 AM
Spots available
29
24/02/2023 10:20 AM
TBC
Category
Seminar
Time
10:20 AM - 11:30 AM
Spots available
30
24/02/2023 10:20 AM
Needing your students to move from recall of terms and goals to analyse and apply the content in Unit 4 AoS 2 in VCE HHD? This session will provide information on the Sustainable Development Goals and aid programs currently taking place with data that can build greater understanding and context within your classroom. This workshop will provide content on these aid programs and make data accessible to take back to your classroom to help student understanding and analysis of the effectiveness of programs.  Presented by TBC.
Category
Seminar
Time
10:20 AM - 11:30 AM
Spots available
29
24/02/2023 10:20 AM
Time
10:20 AM - 11:30 AM
24/02/2023 10:20 AM
To help VCE® teachers continually improve their student's VCE® Exam performance, this session is based on the findings of the Chief Assessor’s report.  This session aims to review key challenges in the exam and study design, provide practical ideas you can use in your teaching to improve student results and how to use and interpret the examiner’s report. The session aims to review key challenges in the exams and study design, provide practical ideas you can use in your teaching to improve student results and how to use and interpret the examiner’s report. Presented by TBC.
Category
Seminar
Time
11:45 AM - 12:55 PM
Spots available
30
24/02/2023 11:45 AM
This session will focus on developing your understanding and confidence in teaching VCE PE Unit 3. This hands–on practical session will dive into skill acquisition and biomechanical principles using a range of practical tasks to demonstrate these concepts in action. We will explore how these principles can be applied to improve and refine human movement. You will be provided with ideas on how to deliver the content through practical activities. Presented by La Trobe Exercise Science.
Category
Practical
Time
11:45 AM - 12:55 PM
Spots available
39
24/02/2023 11:45 AM
This session will unpack some of the key literacy demands teachers and students are faced with throughout the VCE HHD course from Unit 1 to Unit 4. Session content is aimed at improving students’ ability to comprehend questions and compose responses that give them the greatest chance of success. Tips, insights, common errors and more will be covered as participants can expect to walk away with practical ideas, tools and resources to apply in the classroom. Presented by TBC.
Category
Seminar
Time
11:45 AM - 12:55 PM
Spots available
29
24/02/2023 11:45 AM
Presenter: TBC
Category
Seminar
Time
11:45 AM - 12:55 PM
Spots available
30
24/02/2023 11:45 AM
Time
11:45 AM - 12:55 PM
24/02/2023 11:45 AM
Time
12:55 PM - 1:35 PM
24/02/2023 12:55 PM
Repeat of A01 -  This session will explore the physiology of energy systems using theory as well as practical activities to showcase energy system interplay. This practical workshop will showcase how you can help students better apply key knowledge and key skills of VCE Physical Education Unit 3 AOS 2: How does the body produce energy. Spend time in groups participating in lab–based activities and collecting data to use in analysing how the major body and energy systems work and unpacking teaching strategies to link to the theory. You will leave with a range of innovative ideas to use within your classroom as well as suggestions for how to break down content for your students. Presented by La Trobe Sport and Exercise Science.
Category
Seminar/Practical
Time
1:35 PM - 2:45 PM
Spots available
24
24/02/2023 1:35 PM
This session will unpack some of the key literacy demands teachers and students are faced with throughout the VCE PE course from Unit 1 to Unit 4. Session content is aimed at improving students’ ability to comprehend questions and compose responses that give them the greatest chance of success. Tips, insights, common errors and more will be covered as participants can expect to walk away with practical ideas, tools and resources to apply in the classroom. Presented by Ann-Marie Dell’Orso, Caufield Grammar.
Time
1:35 PM - 2:45 PM
Spots available
29
24/02/2023 1:35 PM
Presented by TBC
Category
Seminar
Time
1:35 PM - 2:45 PM
Spots available
29
24/02/2023 1:35 PM
Time
1:35 PM - 2:45 PM
24/02/2023 1:35 PM

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