Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Knowledge and skills are developed about lesson planning, units of work, literacy and numeracy across the curriculum, and assessment and reporting. The emphasis is on curriculum development in an Australian context, drawing upon the example of the Victorian Essential Learning Standards, Victorian Certificate of Education, Principles of Learning and Teaching. An overview of alternative education pathways will be provided, including VCAL & VET. Strategic advice relating to teaching this discipline is based on learning theories, including safety and legal responsibilities, application of learning technologies, audio-visual materials, and resources.

FacultyFaculty of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGary Crouch

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects EDU4PEA, EDU4PEB

Special conditions One and a half years of study in Physical Education. A current First Aid certificate (Emergency First Aid Level 2) and a current AustSwim Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety Certificate.

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEDU4PEM: Physical Education Teaching Method ReadingsPrescribedLa Trobe University (2013)BENDIGO: LA TROBE UNIVERSITY
ReadingsInstructional Models for Physical Education (2nd ed.)RecommendedMetzler, M.W.(2005)SCOTTSDALE,AZ: HOLCOMB HATHAWAY PUBLISHERS
ReadingsLearning to Teach: A primer for pre-service teachersRecommendedMarland, P. (2007)SYDNEY: PEARSON EDUCATION AUSTRALIA
ReadingsTeaching Health and Physical Education in Australian SchoolsRecommendedTinning,R., McCuaig,L., & Hunter,L. (Eds.)(2006)SYDNEY: PEARSON EDUCATION AUSTRALIA

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, All Year, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGary Crouch

Class requirements

One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus one hour of online learning per week"


Assessment elementComments%
Analysis of teaching30
Article analysis20
Unit of work50