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Chunky Move professional development

Easter Dance Intensive

The Chunky Move Easter Intensive, open to all young people aged 14 to 25 years, is happening on Wednesday 5 April, Thursday 6 April and Thursday 7 April. Industry professionals will lead a series of classes, workshops and activities. Participants will learn about concepts of technique development, improvisation, choreography and get a rare insight into Chunky Move, Victoria's flagship contemporary dance company. Further details are available on the Chunky Move website.

Workshops for Secondary School Dance and Drama Teachers

As part of Chunky Move's Easter Intensive for young people there will be a professional development workshop for secondary school dance and drama teachers on Thursday 6 April. Chunky Move teachers will lead two workshops in current contemporary practice methodologies, developing creative tasks that align with curriculum for VCE and VET, assisting students in their solos and ideas on inviting improvisation into the classroom. Further details are available on the Chunky Move website.

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ACHPER professional development

Details about the following opportunities organised by the Australian Council for Health and Physical Education and Recreation are available on the ACHPER website.

2017 Secondary Health and Physical Education Conference

This event has been tailored towards the specific teaching needs of Year 7–10 Health and Physical Education teachers, along with a stream focused on Unit 2 of the new VCE Physical Education study design. The conference will be held on Monday 20 March 2017.

Physical Geelong Network Workshop 22 March 2017

Developed in association with the Western Regional Network, this innovative professional learning day will cover selected elements of the Primary Health and Physical Education curriculum. The workshops will be held on Wednesday 22 March 2017.

Fundamental Movement Skills and Game Sense for Primary Teachers

Fundamental movement skills (FMS) and game sense strategies and concepts form the basic building blocks of many games, sports and activities. Linked to the HPE curriculum, this one-day workshop will guide primary school educators in teaching basic FMS and game play concepts and strategies. The workshop will be held on Friday 24 March 2017

VCE Health and Human Development new study design workshops

ACHPER Victoria and Home Economics Victoria, in conjunction with the VCAA, will be running 12 free workshops in March across the state to explain the new study design for VCE Health and Human Development. The workshops will be held in March.

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