Congratulations to ACHPER Victoria’s 2022 Award recipients
Rounding out our Annual HPE Conference program this year was the announcement of the ACHPER Victoria awards recipients.
The awards are a great celebration of the wonderful and important health and physical education (HPE) work being undertaken in schools across Victoria.
They recognise and encourage excellence demonstrated by individuals through academic study, research and professional practice .
Thank you to everyone who nominated and to the many dedicated members and affiliates who have worked with us to support our vision of Active and Healthy Victorians.
Celebrating the achievements of 2022’s best and brightest champions of HPE, we are very proud to announce and honour the following award recipients:
- Dr Jacqui Peters (Deakin University), Highly Commended Doctoral Research
- Samantha Snow (Deakin University), Highly Commended Tertiary Research
Excellence in Teaching Awards 2022 - Health and Physical Education Teacher of the Year
This award is open to ACHPER members who are current practicing primary or secondary teachers in Victorian schools within ACHPER’s areas of focus. Winners have demonstrated excellence in relation to their professional knowledge, practice, innovation and engagement in the teaching of physical education, health education, and/or outdoor education.
2022 Health and Physical Education Primary Teacher(s) of the Year
- Jessica Close, Christ Church Grammar School
- Vanessa Wilson, Narre Warren North Primary School
Innovative Program Awards 2022
These awards are open to any Victorian primary school or secondary school demonstrating overall excellence as it relates to ACHPER’s areas of focus. The innovative program does not necessarily have to comprise the entire Health and Physical Education curriculum but may focus on one or more parts of it. The program should be original and innovative in approach and have completed at least one full cycle of implementation to be considered. A program might be something developed across the entire school or focus on one, or two, year levels or possibly across a group of schools within a network.
2022 Innovative Program Award – Primary
- Christ Church Grammar School
Innovative Program Award – Secondary
- Montmorency Secondary College
Outstanding contribution to ACHPER Victoria Honour Award
This award recognises individuals who have demonstrated dedication, passion and service to the advancement of ACHPER Victoria’s focus areas being Health, Physical, Outdoor and Recreation Education and who have done so with a strong connection to ACHPER Victoria and commitment to the profession.
2022 Honour Award recipient