Physical and Sport Education

Physical and Sport Education

December 1992

© Commonwealth of Australia 1992
ISBN 0 642 18630 8

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Introduction (PDF 586KB)
Acknowledgments
Preface
Acronyms and Abbreviations
Summary of Findings and Recommendations
 
Part One: Physical Education and School Sport - The State of Play
Chapter 1 The State of Play (PDF 269KB)
Overview
Definitions
Benefits of Physical Education
Policy Developments
Resources
Teachers
Fitness, Skill Development and Participation
Conclusion
 
Part Two : Physical Education and Sport Policies, Programs and Resources
Chapter 2 Policies and Programs (PDF 811KB)
Introduction
Commonwealth and State Responsibilities
National Education Curriculum Health Framework and Statement
Criticisms of the Framework and Statement
AUSSIE SPORT
State and Territory Policies and Programs
Future Directions for Policies and Programs
Groups with Special Needs
Conclusion
 
Chapter 3 Outcomes and Resources (PDF 506KB)
Introduction
Financial Resources
Human Resources
Facilities
School Based Decision Making
The Effects of Reduced Resources
Options to Increase Resources
Conclusion
 
Part Three: Children's Skills and Participation
Chapter 4 Skill and Fitness Levels (PDF 436KB)
Introduction
Health and Fitness
Skill Development
Primary School Children
Secondary School Children
Testing Skill and Fitness Levels
Skill Deficiencies and Possible Causes
Steps to Improve Skill Levels
Conclusion
 
Chapter 5 Children's Participation in PE (PDF 220KB)
Introduction
Participation Data
Factors Affecting Participation
Participation in Primary School PE
Participation in Secondary School PE
Conclusion
 
Chapter 6 Children's Participation in School Sport (PDF 182KB)
Introduction
Participation in Sport Education
Participation in School Sport
Factors Affecting Participation
Conclusion
 
Chapter 7 Girls (PDF 142KB)
Low Participation Rates
Factors Affecting Girls' Participation
Attempts to Increase Participation
Future Strategy
 
Part Four: Teaching Physical Education
Chapter 8 Teachers (PDF 342KB)
Introduction
Employment of Specialist Physical Education Teachers
Generalist Teachers
Other Teaching Related Issues
Options
 
Chapter 9 Teaching Training (PDF 307KB)
Introduction
Course Intake Mechanisms
Biomechanical v. Pedagogical
Courses
Consistency Between Programs
Generalist Teachers and PE Courses . Supervision of Practical Training
Accreditation
Inservice Training
Conclusion
 
Part Five: Community Involvement in Physical Education and School Sport
Chapter 10 Community Organisations and School Sport (PDF 381KB)
Introduction
Changing Community Involvement
Advantages of Community Involvement
Disadvantages of Community Involvement
Junior Sport Development Officers
Qualifications and Accreditation
Codes of Behaviour
Duplication
Cooperative Approach
Local Government
Conclusion
 
Part Six: Appendices
Appendices (PDF 506KB)
Appendix 1 - List of Submissions
Appendix 2 - List of Public Hearings and Witnesses
Appendix 3 - List of Inspections
Appendix 4 - List of organisations consulted by DEET for the National Health Cumculum Framework
Appendix 5 - Summary of National Statement on Health, Formal Consultation Draft, November 1992
Appendix 6 - Common and Agreed National Goals for Schooling in Australia from the Hobart Declaration on Schooling
Appendix 7 - Summary of South Australian Junior Sports Policy
Appendix 8 - Summary of AUSSIE SPORT Programs

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