Proudly Supported by


HPE Masterclasses


We have now reached maximum capacity and have closed registrations.

Apologies to those who missed out on the 2018 Masterclasses. A Masterclass event can only cater for 50 people at a maximum as the Master Presenter works closely with teachers in small group settings throughout the day. 


Unit 3: Community as Resource for Healthy Living


The Health Masterclass will focus on Unit 3: Community as resource for healthy living.  covering homelessness, road safety and anxiety. The day will be split into the three topic areas of  homelessness, road safety and anxiety. Different experts will provide in-depth exploration of each topic followed by teachers working in small groups to consider the implications & application including the overarching approaches, frameworks and resources. 

Homelessness will be covered by Marlee Bower, a research psychologist from the Translational Health Research Institute at Western Sydney University. Road Safety 1 will be covered by Professor Narelle Haworth, Director CARRS-Q (QUT) and Dr Mark King, Research Fellow CARRS-Q (QUT) with Road Safety 2 covered by Rob Duncan, CEO BRAKE: Driving Knowledge For Life. Maria Ruberto, whose presentation at the Brisbane Conference was so well received, is back to deliver the Anxiety topic. 

The full program can be viewed here. Places are strictly limited to 50 teachers.

Maria Ruberto, Salutegenics Psychology


Maria is the founder and director of Salutegenics Psychology, a strengths-based practise that moves people in personal and professional coaching toward mental fitness and life- health. Maria’s work is heavily influenced by Positive Psychology theory. The core mission of her work is to transition people towards a state of flourishing, embedding respect, resilience and resolve along the way.

Maria has over 22 years of clinical and industry experience. Her application of psychology is anchored by research in neuroscience and brain function - and framed by the science of wellbeing. Maria is currently working with beyondblue to support educational resources for school communities. Maria presented two sessions at the recent Brisbane HPE Conference so she is familiar with the concerns of teachers of health. She will be presenting Elective Topic 3: Anxiety. 


Unit 3, Topic 2: Ethics and Integrity


The Physical Education Masterclass will focus on Unit 3, Topic 2: Ethics and Integrity. This one day Masterclass will be delivered by Dr Mattia Anesa who is a lecturer in Ethics at the University of Sydney Business School and an avid sportsman. After his lecture, Mattia will assist teachers working in small groups with two different ethical dilemmas. After lunch teachers will work on practical implications for their schools.  The full program can be viewed here. The PE Masterclass is strictly limited to 50 places .

Dr Mattia Anesa

Mattia Anesa.jpg

Dr Mattia Anesa is a lecturer in Ethics at the University of Sydney Business School teaching the MBA unit ‘Critical Analysis and Thought Leadership’. Early career researcher in the field of Business Ethics and active researcher in the associated fields of strategy, legitimacy, governance, and trust. Published in the international peer-reviewed Journal of Business Research and in the Australian Tax Review. Currently working on an ARC Discovery funded research on Trust in non-profit organizations, leading the development of a multi-country research focusing on the social impacts of tax advisory and supervising a PhD project, supported by a private foundation, which investigates the governance of soccer in Australia. Recipient of a number of international awards including the 2016 All-Academy Carolyn Dexter Award and the 4th Amartya Sen Essay Prize. Extensive experience in industry including consulting as well as work in international organizations.

Copyright © 2014
Website by Boylen