ACT Healthy Living Schools

ACT Healthy Living Schools

The ACT Healthy Living Schools Program run by Nutrition Australia, provides training on various topics to provide teachers with the confidence to teach nutrition within the Australian Curriculum Framework. Seminars available include: Teaching Nutrition, School Community and Parent Nutrition, Cooking Demonstrations and Student Cooking Workshops.

http://www.nutritionaustralia.org/act/act-healthy-living-schools-program


Kids at Play

Kids at Play

Kids at Play is a resource designed for children aged 0-5 years old and their families.

Kids at Play provides information, tips and resources about physical activity, healthy eating, screen time and the importance of play, to families and early childhood educators.  Also includes information about how ACT early childhood education and care services can get involved with the free Kids at Play Active Play program.

https://goodhabitsforlife.act.gov.au/kids-at-play/


Healthy Active Kids

Healthy Active Kids

Healthy Active Kids have resources available for teachers to incorporate fun lessons that fulfil the health curriculum requirements. Resources include interactive games, videos and lesson plans.

https://www.healthyactivekids.com.au/teachers/


Eat For Health- Australian Guide to Healthy Eating

Eat For Health- Australian Guide to Healthy Eating

Do you and your students know what kind of foods, and how much of certain foods we should be consuming? The Australian Guide to Healthy Eating provides a visual representation of the portions we should be eating to assist in maintaining and developing a healthy lifestyle.

https://www.eatforhealth.gov.au/guidelines/australian-guide-healthy-eating


Smiling Mind

Smiling Mind

Smiling Mind is a mental health teaching resource which aligns with the Australian Curriculum. The Mindfulness Curriculum is based around 20 various topics suitable for students from year 1-6.

The Mindfulness Curriculum includes manuals for educators, student journals, a free Smiling Mind app, and a parent resource guide.

https://www.smilingmind.com.au/the-mindfulness-curriculum


Cancer Council ACT

Cancer Council ACT is a non-government not-for-profit community organisation that aims to promote a healthier community by reducing the incidence and impact of cancer in the ACT region.  Online TQI accredited modules are available free to all Canberra Secondary School Teachers.

https://actcancer.org/prevention/sunsmart/act-schools-and-early-childhood-services/act-secondary-schools/free-teacher-online-professional-learning/

Additional teacher resources can be found at:

https://www.generationsunsmart.com.au/


Sporting Schools

Sporting Schools is an Australian Government initiative designed to help schools to increase children’s participation in sport, and to connect them with community sporting opportunities. Sporting Schools provides a program for primary schools and a targeted program for Year 7 and 8 students in secondary school.

The site provides important resources such as sports programs to help get your students involved in some new sports, as well as traditional Indigenous games everyone can have fun with.

https://sportingschools.gov.au/

https://www.sportaus.gov.au/


ACHPER - Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation

The Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation Inc. (ACHPER) is the leading professional association representing teachers and other professionals working in the fields of health and physical education. The purpose of ACHPER is to promote active and healthy living for all Australians through education and professional practice. ACHPER also provides programs and services that support continuing development of knowledge, skills and professional practice, focussing primarily on health education, physical education and recreation. Recommended resources for Health and Physical Education are also available.

www.achper.org.au/


ACT HPE Teachers Network

The ACT HPE Teacher Network provides Health and Physical Education (HPE) Teachers and Outdoor Educators with an online forum to share knowledge and workshop curriculum based issues. The group aims to promote and support the delivery of quality HPE programs through resource sharing and collaboration.

Access the network