Let’s Ride brings bikes into nation’s classrooms

May 30th, 2016 | Category: General

Let’s Ride, Cycling Australia’s junior riding program, will now be aligned with the national Health and Physical Education (HPE) curriculum following the launch of their ‘Ride for Life’ curriculum resources. Developed in conjunction with the Australian Sports Commission and one of Australia’s leading education consultants, Janice Atkin, the resources have been designed to involve schools […]

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World Record Achieved on World Orienteering Day

May 19th, 2016 | Category: General

Majura Orienteering Gala Day – 11th May, 2016 Congratulations Majura We did it.  We are all now part of a new World Record. On 11 May over 210 000 young people–500 or so from Majura–(and a few older people!) from 79 countries participated in the World Orienteering Day orienteering event…(World Orienteering Day 2016) Interesting Facts: […]

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Contact sports in schools: How to balance duty of care obligations

April 22nd, 2016 | Category: Professional Development, Research Bites

Sport in Australian schools is a vital part of the school environment and curriculum, as well as being an important way of promoting active and healthy lifestyles. Contact sports such as rugby can play a large role in schools, particularly in older non-government schools where there has been a long tradition of the sport. Surveys […]

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Orienteering ACT

SC-ORE Stage #4 Final School Orienteering March 2016

March 29th, 2016 | Category: General

Orienteering ACT Clearly the perfect “starter pack”. SC-ORE provides an introduction to children before they move to bush orienteering during the regular Wednesday Twilight Summer or Saturday Winter series. The key ingredients: Parents- all great supporters and spectators! Schools – thanks for inviting us onto your campuses and for your encouragement with orienteering. Kids – AMAZING! Challenged […]

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November 4th, 2015 | Category: Professional Development

Get your students more active with the useful Activity Cards provided by the Australian Sports Commission – Sporting Schools. These cards have been re-developed with needs of teachers in mind and are aligned to Australian Curriculum outcomes. Playing for Life style Activity Cards encourage children to have fun and get active by focusing on skills not […]

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PE Pulse Network – Canberra Times

September 29th, 2015 | Category: General

The PE Pulse Network was formed by government and non-government organisations from the sport, recreation and education sectors. Its new website connects teachers to external program providers in a bid to get – and keep – more youngsters moving. “What it has really done for us is provide a tool for us to access resources as well as different sporting agencies within the […]

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