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29 07, 2019

Improve your writing

By |2019-07-29T12:43:58+10:00July 29th, 2019|Articles, HSC PDHPE, Study Tips, writing|0 Comments

In HSC PDHPE it is vital that you ensure your extended, and even the longer short answer responses are well written and address the question. This article provides a couple of tips to help you improve your writing in exams. Firstly, you should make sure you get straight into the answer. There is no need [...]

10 08, 2018

How is epidemiology used to improve the health of Australians?

By |2018-08-10T11:40:56+10:00August 10th, 2018|Articles, Health Priorities in Australia, How are priority issues for Australia's health identified?, HSC PDHPE, sample answer, Study Tips, writing|Comments Off on How is epidemiology used to improve the health of Australians?

https://youtu.be/l0PxhrDkKzI Click here If you want to complete the practice exam question walk through yourself, the link above will allow you to make a copy of the document used in the video, or you can use file>make a copy from the embedded file above..The HSC PDHPE 2012  exam, Question 23 asks "How is epidemiology used to [...]

27 03, 2018

Compare the health status of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with the broader Australian population.

By |2018-03-26T19:41:17+10:00March 27th, 2018|Articles, Health Priorities in Australia, HSC PDHPE, sample answer, Study Tips, What are the priority issues for improving Australia’s health?, writing|Comments Off on Compare the health status of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with the broader Australian population.

Compare the health status of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with the broader Australian population. This is question 21. b) in the 2009 HSC PDHPE exam. The answer below was kindly provided by Melissa. ATSI population has relatively poorer health compared to the rest of the population. ATSI people have the largest gap in health [...]

12 03, 2018

Addressing Key terms in HSC PDHPE exams

By |2018-03-12T04:42:44+10:00March 12th, 2018|Articles, example, HSC PDHPE, Key word, Study Tips, writing|Comments Off on Addressing Key terms in HSC PDHPE exams

Each year NESA release feedback from the senior markers of the HSC exam. This feedback often included advice for the next year of students to use as they approach their exam. The advice this year included the following pieces of advice:Students should:address the key words, for example ‘outline’, ‘describe’, ‘explain’highlight/underline key components of the questionThis [...]

9 03, 2018

How to improve your writing

By |2018-03-09T06:38:38+10:00March 9th, 2018|Articles, HSC PDHPE, Questions, Study Tips, writing|Comments Off on How to improve your writing

One of the keys to success in HSC PDHPE exams is to improve your writing so that your extended response can be written faster, but have a better quality of content. This article will outline 5 strategies that you should employ to help improve your writing for extended response questions. 1-Think about it The first [...]

27 11, 2017

Answering HSC PDHPE exam questions – SEAL

By |2017-11-29T12:31:36+10:00November 27th, 2017|Articles, example, HSC PDHPE, Study Tips, writing|0 Comments

It can be very difficult answering HSC PDHPE exam questions. There are a number of techniques that can be used, and this article focuses on just one method to structure your answer to HSC PDHPE exam questions that are worth 4-12 marks. In particular, this article will focus on the structure I recommend you use [...]

12 06, 2017

POET for extended response

By |2017-06-09T07:57:22+10:00June 12th, 2017|Articles, HSC PDHPE, Study Tips, writing|Comments Off on POET for extended response

One thing students often do not do well is plan for their extended response in HSC PDHPE exams. This article will look at POET for extended response, a basic model used to outline or plan an essay or extended response. You may have come across POET before in English or another subject. I am going [...]

2 03, 2017

Comparing Sample Answers

By |2017-03-02T06:38:33+10:00March 2nd, 2017|Articles, Health Priorities in Australia, HSC PDHPE, sample answer, Study Tips, What actions are needed to address Australia’s health priorities?, writing|Comments Off on Comparing Sample Answers

One of the best ways for you to learn the difference between a 6/8 and an 8/8 for an exam response is to compare sample answers using the HSC standards package (see here), or, if your teacher or you would like to to have purchased one, the HSC PDHPE Exam Workbooks. By reading through and [...]

19 01, 2017

Compare TWO psychological strategies – Sample Answer

By |2017-01-19T13:32:07+10:00January 19th, 2017|Articles, Factors Affecting Performance, How can psychology affect performance?, HSC PDHPE, Questions, sample answer, Study Tips, writing|Comments Off on Compare TWO psychological strategies – Sample Answer

"Compare TWO psychological strategies that each of these athletes would employ to enhance motivation OR manage anxiety" is the end of an 8 mark question in the 2010 HSC PDHPE exam. The full question in below. The following profiles describe two athletes and their sports. Athlete A Elite individual target sport athlete Maintains a low [...]