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14 February 2014 - HTAA Submission for the Review of the Australian Curriculum

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21 JANUARY 2014 - HTAA Response to the Australian Curriculum Review

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13 JANUARY 2014 - Educators' Open Letter to Christopher Pyne

This letter was sent to the Federal Minister for Education, the Hon. Michael Pyne, on 13th January 2014

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27 JULY 2012 - Response to Curriculum Myths on Q&A - from The Conversation

A history of misinformation: Pyne spreads curriculum myths - Dr Louise Zarmati, Deakin University

This article was first published by Dr Louise Zarmati on The Conversation website in response to comments made by Shadow Minister for Education Christopher Pyne on the ABC’s Q&A program on 23 July 2012. It has been reproduced with permission. The original article and readers’ comments can be seen at:




JULY 2012 - HTANSW Response to ACARA Senior Course Drafts

Modern History

At this last stage of the curriculum development process, with limited opportunity for major change, the minimalist approach here has been to suggest a few minor but potentially significant improvements to the ACARA document. The priority has been to identify some simple ways in which to enhance the course’s ability to engage students and ensure that the topics are capable of being examined.



OCTOBER 2011 - HTAA Open letter to the Federal Minister

This letter was sent to the Federal Minister for Education, the Hon. Peter Garrett, on 9th October 2011.

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SEPTEMBER 2011 - Reflection on the Curriculum Development Process

This article appeared in the September 2011 issue of the HTANSW's 'Teaching History Journal'.

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