SPRT 2007 PDHPE: Games for Diverse Groups

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 400798

Coordinator Andrew Bennie Opens in new window

Description This unit focuses on teaching and coaching young children in a range of Indigenous, striking/fielding, and target sports. The aim is to build on students' knowledge and application of various teaching /coaching styles with a focus on the game sense approach. In particular, the unit addresses issues of diversity and inclusion in school, sport, and recreation activities. As part of the unit, students will implement a teaching program in a local primary school and complete introductory coaching certificates in a variety of sports.

School Health Sciences

Discipline Sport and Recreation Activities

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 2 subject

Restrictions Students must be enrolled in 4659 - Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education), 4741 - Bachelor of Sport Development, 4742 - Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education) Pathway to Teaching, 4747 - Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education) or 6001 Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Demonstrate competency in inclusive teaching practices
  2. Apply skill learning phases for diverse groups and demonstrate how these can be enhanced through traditional teaching practices and a games sense approach
  3. Design, implement and evaluate teaching programs in a local school for a range of traditional Indigenous, striking and target games
  4. Analyse the sociocultural factors that influence teaching, learning and participation in PE

Subject Content

Theory that underpins the principles of traditional teaching practices and the game sense approach
Inclusive teaching for students with a range of abilities and from diverse backgrounds
Planning PE/sport sessions for primary school contexts
Sociocultural factors that influence teaching, learning and participation in physical education and sport
Indigenous education and participation in sport
Level 0 coaching accreditation

Special Requirements

Legislative pre-requisites

Prior to enrolling in this unit, students must have submitted a Working with Children Check Student Declaration and have completed a Child Protection Course. Use the link to the Special Requirements webpage below for more information.


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Applied Project: Lesson Planning for School Coaching Sessions Individual (20%) Group lesson plans (10%) 30 N Individual
Reflection 750 Words 20 N Individual
Online Quizzes 20 minutes 20 N Individual
Professional task 30mins S/U Y Individual
Re¿ective report on individual and peer teaching 1500 words 30 N Individual

Teaching Periods


Penrith (Kingswood)


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