Glossary (Version 8.4)

Modified games, traditional games or sports, culturally significant games and sports (such as traditional Indigenous games and games of significance from the Asia region) and non-traditional games and sports (including student-designed games). Most games and sports can be classified into invasion games, net and wall games, striking and fielding games and target games.

Refers to the concepts of male and female as well as the socially constructed expectations about what is acceptable for males and females including behaviour, dress and interests. These expectations vary across history and different cultures. Legally, there are more than two genders, and a person may identify as male, female, neither male nor female or both.

A broad term that includes people who may identify as transgender, non-binary or who feel that their gender identity does not align with the sex assigned to them at birth and/or society’s expectations. A person may identify as male, female, neither or both.

Refers to a person’s sense of being masculine or feminine, both or neither, and how they identify. Gender identity does not necessarily relate to the sex assigned at birth.