School Of Science And Health

PDHPE: Games for Diverse GroupsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400798.3


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Andrew Bennie

Unit Enrolment 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)

Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
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.

Special Requirements - Legislative Pre-requisites

Students must have completed a:

1. First Aid Certificate

2. Working with Children Check (volunteer only)

3. Child Protection Course

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