Advice for teachers looking to support their Stage 6 students in PDHPE.

Key advice for teachers supporting students working at home

Teachers should continue delivering the content of the course, as outlined in their course guide. For additional support, teachers can guide the students to do the following:


Key advice for teachers supporting students working at home

Preliminary course:

  • Teachers can use the embedded research methodology components of the preliminary course to set a course content related research project. Interviews, observations, questionnaires and literature reviews can be conducted using technology.
  • The I Am a Girl resource and CAFS educational guide offers students to 6 individual stories and questions directly related to the syllabus, enabling students to apply syllabus content knowledge to the stories of six girls in six different countries.  The vignettes of each story are accessible through Vimeo.

HSC Course:

  • Teachers should encourage Year 12 students to access the exam packages on the NESA website. Packages from 2015 on will reflect the current examination. It offers full papers, marking criteria and HSC marker notes. For the topics that students have complete access to the appropriate questions, use the lines given as a guide on how much to write.
  • The standards package will have questions, marking guidelines and sample student responses. Teachers can set questions for students to attempt and submit using a preferred digital platform. Using the marking criteria and to then look at the student response and encourage peer marking.
  • Access the NESA practice multiple-choice questions. Questions from 2015 on will reflect on the current syllabus.
  • The Independent Research Project: for students who are completing their IRP, use online survey tools to collect primary data google forms or survey monkey. Accessing reliable sources of secondary data could be collected from the State Library online collection.  It is free to join. It is important to note that the structure and how the requirements of this task are presented are school-based decisions. Online advice on how to present the project product and differing marking criteria can be confusing. It is important to seek advice from the teacher and use any school-based assessment advice.


  • Teaching and learning

Business Unit:

  • Educational Standards
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