Danielle Simpson



Member since
31/08/2013

Danielle Simpson

Danielle is the Professional Learning Consultant for Health and Physical Education (HPE) and is part of the quality assurance team at Teacher Training Australia (TTA). Her experience in the Health and Physical Education sector is broad. It encompasses teaching, consultancy, presenting lectures/workshops through to administration of a professional association.

Danielle has been teaching Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE) in NSW for the past 25 years and has been Head of Department for 11 of those years. She is currently teaching PDHPE part time. Danielle is an experienced educational consultant who has worked with schools in areas such as mentoring PDHPE faculties, program and assessment writing, curriculum content and delivery for inexperienced teachers of Stage 6 PDHPE and HSC marking simulation.

Danielle has co authored the textbook for Senior PDHPE “Application and Inquiry HSC Course” (second edition) and is an experienced senior HSC marker. She is also part of the writing team for Preliminary PDHPE and HSC Trial examinations for various professional bodies. Danielle presents student workshops with HSC In the Holidays for HSC PDHPE revision. She is the Vice President (conference) of the PDHPE Teachers Association.

Please note the feedback listed here is unfiltered, and includes all comments and ratings collected.

A guide for preparing to teach Preliminary PDHPE
17/04/2019
A guide for preparing to teach Preliminary PDHPE
by David Dunne on 17/04/2019

Every section was broken down really well, improving my understanding of prelim PDHPE.

A guide for preparing to teach Preliminary PDHPE
by Hayley Abood on 17/04/2019

Resources, lesson ideas.

A guide for preparing to teach Preliminary PDHPE
17/04/2019

The course was presented in a logical and clear manner. An excellent range of resources were provided – great takeaways that had relevant and practical application.

A guide for preparing to teach Preliminary PDHPE
by Kelley Caoyonan on 17/04/2019

Clear content, good structure and organisation. Time to plan.

A guide for preparing to teach Preliminary PDHPE
by Mark O'Halloran on 17/04/2019

Very useful course in preparation for next year.

A guide for preparing to teach Preliminary PDHPE
by Andrew Taylor on 17/04/2019

Clear and concise. Very beneficial.

A guide for preparing to teach Preliminary PDHPE
17/04/2019

Really helpful! Good overview and some practical tips. Good range of information covered.

A guide for preparing to teach Preliminary PDHPE
17/04/2019

Danielle was very knowledgeable and willing to share her previous experience to all. Sharing teaching strategies and assessment ideas was great to see what teaching prelim PDHPE will look like.

A guide for preparing to teach Preliminary PDHPE
by Joel Berrell on 17/04/2019

Good explanation of content and how to approach prelim, especially assessment and T/L strategies.

A guide for preparing to teach Preliminary PDHPE
by Joe Olchoway on 17/04/2019

Very informative in regards to setting of our school’s prelim course.

A guide for preparing to teach Preliminary PDHPE
by James O'Shea on 17/04/2019

Clear expectations. Practical in nature – some great takeaways.

A guide for preparing to teach Preliminary PDHPE
17/04/2019

The content presented was very useful and assisted my understanding of the prelim course. Great to get some very useful teaching strategies.

A guide for preparing to teach Preliminary PDHPE
17/04/2019

Well organised and practical resources that can be used straight back in the classroom.

A guide for preparing to teach Preliminary PDHPE
by Catherine Juhasz on 17/04/2019

Outstanding content and presented in a way that was easy to understand and put into practice.

A Toolkit for Teaching Stage 6 PDHPE for the First Time
by Madeline Barrow on 17/04/2019

The day flowed very well, going from giving some resources in the beginning to giving us ideas and then getting us to create some of our own was really effective. Enjoyed the collaborative approach to the end of the day – different perspectives and sporting backgrounds added to the resource ideas.

A Toolkit for Teaching Stage 6 PDHPE for the First Time
by William Medcalf on 17/04/2019

Acquired some great resources. Succint presentation. Tips on planning topics.

A Toolkit for Teaching Stage 6 PDHPE for the First Time
17/04/2019

Excellent and engaging. Detail and structure and content, very relevant resources and techniques for teaching specific content.

A Toolkit for Teaching Stage 6 PDHPE for the First Time
17/04/2019

I found going over the syllabus content very beneficial. Teaching and learning group activity was useful.

A Toolkit for Teaching Stage 6 PDHPE for the First Time
17/04/2019

Great take away resources that will be very useful. Expert advice on style/strategy in teaching PDHPE.