TEACH212

NZ Curriculum in Action: Health and Physical Education

Health and Physical Education is about learning in health and movement contexts to promote the wellbeing of students, others and of society. In learning to teach Health and Physical Education, students examine how planning for learning and effectively managing the learning environment, supports the development of inclusive learning opportunities that meet the diverse needs of all learners. This paper moves students beyond traditional understandings of health and physical education in schools to develop the skills and knowledge to reimagine HPE. The outcome of the paper will see teachers be able to support children in primary schools to feel confident and comfortable in their own bodies, to build strong interpersonal relationships with others, and to think critically enabling the skills of critical action that promote healthy communities and environments.

Health and Physical Education is about learning in health and movement contexts to promote the wellbeing of students, others and of society. In learning to teach Health and Physical Education, students examine how planning for learning and effectively managing the learning environment, supports the development of inclusive learning opportunities that meet the diverse needs of all learners. This paper moves students beyond traditional understandings of health and physical education in schools to develop the skills and knowledge to reimagine HPE. The outcome of the paper will see teachers be able to support children in primary schools to feel confident and comfortable in their own bodies, to build strong interpersonal relationships with others, and to think critically enabling the skills of critical action that promote healthy communities and environments.

Paper Information

Points: 15.0
Prerequisite(s): 60 points at 100 level in the Bachelor of Teaching programme including TEACH102.
Internal assessment / examination: 100:0

Note: This paper is taught partially online.

Trimesters and Locations

Occurrence Code When taught Where taught
21A (TGA)A Trimester : 1 Mar 2021 - 27 Jun 2021 Tauranga
21B (HAM)B Trimester : 12 Jul 2021 - 7 Nov 2021 Hamilton
21X (NET)X Teaching period : 22 Feb 2021 - 27 Jun 2021 Online

Timetabled Lectures

The Timetable for 2021 is not available.


Indicative Fees

Fees for 2021 are not yet available.


Paper Outlines

The following 2020 paper outlines are available for TEACH212. Please contact the Faculty or School office for details on 2021 outlines.

Additional Information

Available Subjects:  Teaching

Other available years: NZ Curriculum in Action: Health and Physical Education - TEACH212 (2020) , NZ Curriculum in Action: Health and Physical Education - TEACH212 (2019)

Paper details current as of : 23 September 2020 12:13pm
Indicative fees current as of : 4 June 2020 3:25pm

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