LLW@S Online Professional Learning
NSW public school teachers can build their knowledge, skills and confidence in implementing Live Life Well @ School through free online training. A series of five courses are available, covering nutrition education and physical activity, including fundamental movement skills, in line with the K-6 Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE) syllabus and the NSW Department of Education Wellbeing Framework. Course one, ‘Establishing a health promoting school’, is a prerequisite and provides six hours of NESA professional development. On completing course one schools are eligible for a one-off $500 grant to support implementation of their plan of action.
Enrolments are managed through NSW Department of Education’s MyPL system – by searching ‘Live Life Well’. Interested teachers should seek their principal’s approval to enrol. For more information contact LLWS@det.nsw.edu.au
The Association of Independent Schools NSW is now offering free LLW@S online training modules to all non-government schools in NSW. These self-paced modules are designed to assist teachers in understanding a whole-school approach to physical activity and healthy eating practices in a school context. AIS online modules are available to all independent and Catholic schools teaching the K-6 syllabus.
For enrolment and further information search ‘Live Life Well’ on the AISNSW site
- LLW@S Professional Development sessions
The Western Sydney LLW@S team offer a 1.5 hour NESA accredited workshop for staff members at your school during a staff professional development session. This covers a whole-school approach to healthy eating and physical activity plus a practical update on teaching fundamental movement skills.
- K-6 Physical Activity and Health Conferences
The K-6 Physical Activity and Health Conferences support NSW primary teachers to confidently incorporate physical activity and nutrition into their daily program. Conferences are run through a partnership between ACHPER, NSW Department of Education and NSW Health. Attendance is free for 1 teacher per school. Find out more or register at ACHPER.
- PDHPE Network
The Western Sydney Local Health District is endorsed to provide NESA registered professional development for teachers accredited at proficient level in NSW. The PDHPE Network offers a 1.5 hour training session for teachers after school twice each term.
The network is hosted by local schools and covers topics such as gymnastics, dance and fundamental movement skills.