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School Sport Unit online professional learning

Online courses

School Sport Unit - Recognising and responding to concussion (Course code NR33409)

This online professional learning provides educators with an opportunity to develop their knowledge of recognising and responding to concussion.

The Recognising and responding to concussion professional learning has been created in collaboration with experts in the concussion field. The two interactive modules include videos to enhance participants understanding of recognising and responding to concussion plus questions to promote reflection, discussion and consolidation of newfound knowledge.


School Sport - Game-based learning in sport and physical activity (Course code NR31459)

This e-learning course provides teachers with an opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills in planning and delivering quality teaching in game-based sport and physical activity lessons. Participants will explore how to implement a games-based approach to make sport and physical activity lessons engaging, positive, safe and fair for all students.


School Sport Unit - Thinking while Moving (Course Code NR31014)

Thinking while Moving (TwM) is based on Dr Nick Riley's EASY (Encouraging Activity to Stimulate Young Minds) research at the University of Newcastle in collaboration with the School Sport Unit. Teachers who complete this online course are encouraged to contact the school sport unit teacher professional learning team via email (tplschoolsportunit@det.nsw.edu.au) to organise a school or zone based practical session.

View the research initiatives page for more information regarding this research based course.


School Sport Unit - Burn 2 Learn (Course code NR36358)

Burn 2 Learn is a research-informed school-based physical activity program for senior school students. In Burn 2 Learn, students participate in short activity breaks, known as High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), to improve their health, fitness, wellbeing and academic performance.  Participants will develop an understanding of the research-informed Burn 2 Learn approach and gain the knowledge, skills and resources to implement an effective Burn 2 Learn program in their school.  


School Sport Unit - Delivering engaging sport and physical activity programs in K - 2. 

The 'Delivering engaging sport and physical activity programs in    K - 2 e-learning course' explores the importance of regular physical activity in the early years and the benefits it provides to the whole child.  

This one-hour e-learning course also guides participants to access resources that support them to implement high-quality sport and physical activity programs in the K - 2 setting.


School Sport Unit - Sport and Physical Activity policy awareness training NR33830

This course is designed to enhance users' knowledge and understanding of the requirements of the NSW Department of Education's Sport and Physical Activity policy. Participants can use this e-learning to successfully plan and implement quality sporting, outdoor recreation and physical education-based activities/programs within a variety of settings.


Sport Australia - Essential skills course 

The Community Coaching – Essential Skills Course helps coaches create fun, safe and inclusive environments for participants.

This free online course includes 8 modules and takes around 3 hours to complete.

It has been designed so coaches can learn at their own pace and complete modules anytime, anywhere, on any device. This course has replaced the General Principles Course.


School Sport Unit - Introduction to cycling (NR33407)

The School Sport Unit - Introduction to cycling supports teachers and school leaders in planning, programming and implementing a cycling program as a component of school sport. The online learning explores teaching and learning resources to support the implementation of a school cycling program, safe riding practices, safety and rules for bicycle riders and fundamental riding skills.   


School Sport Unit - Recognising and responding to concussion for conveners, coaches and managers (NR33829)

This online professional learning provides teachers involved in School Sport Unit programs and events with an opportunity to develop their knowledge of recognising and responding to concussion.

The Recognising and responding to concussion for conveners, coaches and managers professional learning has been created in collaboration with experts in the concussion field. The interactive module includes videos to enhance participants understanding of recognising and responding to concussion plus questions to promote reflection, discussion and consolidation of newfound knowledge.


School Sport Unit - Meet Manager swimming (NR33433)

This e-learning has been created to enhance user's knowledge and understanding of the Hytek Swimming Meet Manager software to successfully facilitate and record School Swimming Carnivals.

The 4 modules include instructional step-by-steps videos plus questions to support participants in understanding and remembering key steps and content.

Enrollment and further information can be accessed on MyPL.


School Sport Unit - Meet Manager track and field (NR33431)

This e-learning has been designed to assist school staff in understanding how to use the HYTEK Active Track and Field Meet Manager for a NSW Department of Education school athletics carnival.

The 4 modules include instructional step-by-steps videos plus questions to support participants in understanding and remembering key steps and content.

Enrollment and further information can be accessed on MyPL.


Cross Country Officials Accreditation Online Workshop (Course Code NR09399)

This course is directed at the general classroom teacher who would like support in organising and conducting a school cross country carnival. The course covers cross country rules and how to be a competent cross-country official at both school, zone, regional and state cross country carnivals.

This course is offered once at the start of the new rule period as a VC, as well as then being available for participants to watch the recording of the VC (via Microsoft Teams), where rules and procedures of the current Competition and Technical Rule Book were addressed. This course is updated every two years as per World Athletics rule updates.


Athletics Officials Rules Refresher Online Course (Course Code NRG00434)

This course provides an opportunity for teachers who have completed the full day face to face workshop – School Athletics Officiating to remain qualified and current with rule changes. This course is offered once at the start of the new rule period as a VC, as well as then being available for participants to watch the recording of the VC (via Microsoft Teams), where rules and procedures of the current Competition and Technical Rule Book were addressed. This course is updated every two years as per World Athletics rule updates.


Enrolment

Course enrolment is via MyPL or to enquire email us at tplschoolsport@det.nsw.edu.au


Other courses

The following courses provide a process of teacher-led improvement practices in implementing quality sport and physical activity policies, programs and practices within the school.