As part of ACHPER QLD's ongoing commitment to advocacy for the HPE Community, ACHPER QLD's Vice President, has shared some of the recent letters to the editor that have been published in the The Courier Mail and The Australian in the last two weeks.
Published in the Courier Mail 26 May 2021
The Courier Mail
It is possible to give students more physical activity options at schools through incorporating physical activity in all subjects. Students need to be active in Physical Education classes but there should be opportunities to be active during breaks and in and out of the classroom. Numerous studies have identified the link between movement and cognition. HPE departments in secondary schools and primary Physical Education specialist teachers should act as a resource for teachers, administration and parents to promote physical activity throughout the school.