BUZ programs are now officially evidence based and aligned with the Australian Curriculum.
The Research Paper:
‘Practical research in schools to measure the effectiveness of BUZ (Build Up Zone)
social and emotional wellbeing programs’
This academic paper passed peer review and was published in the conference proceedings for the ACHPER International Conference in Section One: Academic Papers - Take a Strengths-Based Approach -
Practical research in schools to measure the effectiveness of BUZ (Build Up Zone)
social and emotional wellbeing programs
The paper can be reached online: https://www.achper.org.au/documents/item/583 on pages 34 to 45.
Clara Deans, Research and Development Project Officer BUZ Schools Programs attended the 30th ACHPER International Conference from 16th January -18 January, 2017. Venue: University of Canberra, ACT, Australia
The 2017 30th ACHPER International Conference attracted high quality keynote speakers from overseas and Australia. It was a showcase of contemporary and future focused ideas and attended by 370 health and physical education professionals representing those working in many areas of health, sports and other industry stakeholders.
The theme of the conference was Participation in an Active and Healthy Life: Valuing the Participant Voice and the sub-themes aligned to the five propositions in the Australian Curriculum: Health and Physical Education. (Focus on educative purposes; take a strengths-based approach; value movement; develop health literacy; and include a critical inquiry approach.) Website: www.achper2017.com