2022 ACHPER Victoria Teacher Awards

The ACHPER Victoria Teacher and Innovative Program awards recognise teachers undertaking excellent practice in Health and Physical Education (HPE). We are thrilled to continue to bring more of the exceptional work in Victorian schools to the attention of the broader education, health and physical activity sector.

These awards also help to shine the light more brightly on the important learning area of Health and Physical Education, which focuses on students enhancing their own and others’ health, safety, wellbeing and physical activity.

Entries have now closed. Winners announced at the ACHPER Victoria Annual Conference closing panel on 25 November!


  
ACHPER Victoria HPE Teacher Awards
ACHPER Victoria HPE Teacher of the Year (Primary F-6)
ACHPER Victoria HPE Teacher of the Year (Secondary 7-12)

 

These awards are open to currently practicing (part or full time) primary and secondary teachers in Victorian schools teaching within ACHPER’s areas of focus being health education, physical education, recreation and outdoor education. Nominees must demonstrate excellence in relation to their professional knowledge, practice, innovation and engagement in the teaching of physical education, health education, and/or outdoor education.

Selection Criteria Overview

Professional Knowledge
Comment on how your engagement with these AITSL standards has impacted on your teaching practice.

Professional Practice
Using specific examples explain how your engagement with these AITSL standards has impacted on your teaching practice.

Professional Engagement
Discuss how your engagement with these two AITSL standards has impacted on your teaching practice.


View the nomination guidelines here >>

 
ACHPER Victoria Innovative Program Awards

ACHPER Victoria Innovative Program (Primary F-6)
ACHPER Victoria Innovative Program (Secondary7-12)

This award is open to any Victorian primary school or secondary school demonstrating overall excellence in the following criteria as it relates to ACHPER’s areas of focus being health education, physical education, recreation and outdoor education. The 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 commenced within the last three years.

Selection Criteria Overview

Context

  • Briefly explain the program and its objectives.

Innovation

  • Describe the problem, challenge or student outcome the program addressed.

Impacts

  • Outline the impacts this program has had for students. 

The 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 commenced within the last three years.

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. It might be focused on a particular target group of students or on a specific aspect of the HPE curriculum e.g., increasing physical activity, active recreation, fostering community connection, developing a health education program, innovative teaching models, use of student voice etc.

 

View the nomination guidelines here >>
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