Senior Health Uncovered - Online Workshop

Teaching Health General Senior Syllabus 2019 

Friday 25 February 2022

This online workshop aims to provide teachers with the foundations and a greater understanding of the overarching approaches, frameworks and resources of Senior Health.


Draft Program





Online Platform Instructions (Spatial Chat)



Welcome –

Setting the scene for the day

Dr Hugh Shannon, QUT


Salutogenesis –

Understanding the river of life

 Dr Louise McCuaig, 
Matthew Flinders Anglican College





Overview of the overarching approaches, frameworks and resources of Health Education

Carolyn Jones, QCAA Principal Education officer

Dr Hugh Shannon, QUT


Using the health inquiry model for a purpose (Unit 1)

Carly Valente,

Moreton Bay College




Effective data collection and analysis

Dr Hugh Shannon, QUT


Panel Discussion

All Presenters


Wrap up

Dr Hugh Shannon, QUT


Dr Hugh Shannon will facilitate the program. Hugh lectures at the Faculty of Health - School of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences at Queensland University of Technology.

Carolyn Jones is a Principal Education Officer at the QCAA in the Health, Physical Education (HPE)/Technologies learning area. Carolyn has held the role from the implementation of the new QCE system and is primarily responsible for the Health General Syllabus with additional shared responsibilities for the Sport & Recreation and Early Childhood Studies Applied Syllabuses.

Carly Valente is a highly experienced HPE teacher with a passion for health. Carly has previously presented at numerous ACHPER QLD State Conferences. 

Dr Louise McCuaig currently serves as Head of Pastoral Programs at Matthew Flinders Anglican College. For over 30 years, she has been an educator in Queensland schools and universities. Louise’s research on health literacy and salutogenesis underpinned the development of the Australian Curriculum: Health and Physical Education and Queensland Senior Health Syllabus. 

The cost of the workshop is $220 for ACHPER QLD members and $250 for non members. Sign into your myACHPER account to register for this event.

The workshop will be recorded so if you are unable to attached on the day, you may register and receive the recordings and the resources to view at a later date.

25/02/2022 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
E. Australia Standard Time
Virtual Workshop
Registration is closed.