Leading curriculum change in PDHPE (secondary)

This MyPL resource is on demand professional learning that was designed to build staff's knowledge of the new PDHPE K-10 syllabus and its features.

Audience: Stage 4 and 5 leaders

Duration: 30 hours approx

Leading curriculum change in PDHPE is made up of 8 online modules.

Leaders can select the module (s) which suit and deliver the course flexibly to their staff whilst staff undertake the corresponding syllabus implementation modules and work towards building understanding, skills and maintaining proficiency.


This course supports PDHPE Curriculum Leaders and Head Teachers to:

  • plan, implement and evaluate processes in their school context
  • reflect on and improve programming, teaching, learning and assessment for effective implementation of the PDHPE K-10 syllabus
  • support teachers working towards or maintaining the Proficient level of accreditation.

Link to MyPL

Leading curriculum change in PDHPE


This accredited professional learning is connected to the domains:

  • Professional knowledge – Standard 1 – Know students and how they learn
    • 1.2.2 Structure teaching programs using research and collegial advice about how students learn.
  • Professional knowledge – Standard 2 – Know the content and how to teach it
    • 2.1.2 Apply knowledge of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area to develop engaging teaching activities.
    • 2.2.2 Organise content into coherent, well-sequenced learning and teaching programs.
    • 2.3.2 Design and implement learning and teaching programs using knowledge of curriculum, assessment and reporting requirements.
  • Professional practice – Standard 3 – Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning
    • 3.2.2 Plan and implement well-structured learning and teaching programs or lesson sequences that engage students and promote learning.


PDHPE K–10 Syllabus (2018) © NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales

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