AUSTRALIAN CURRICULUM: HISTORY - NEWS & UPDATES
Friday, 27 July 2012 00:00
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:
Friday, 20 July 2012 00:00
JULY 2012 - HTANSW Response to ACARA Senior Course Drafts
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.
Tuesday, 11 October 2011 00:00
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.
Friday, 30 September 2011 00:00
SEPTEMBER 2011 - Reflection on the Curriculum Development Process
This article appeared in the September 2011 issue of the HTANSW's 'Teaching History Journal'.
Monday, 15 August 2011 14:00
AUGUST 2011 UPDATE
Senior Course Drafts
The first consultation meeting on the revised Ancient and Modern History Senior Curriculums was held in Sydney on 2 August. Numerous HTAs sent delegates and there were also a number of HTA members who had been invited by their respective curriculum boards. Both HTAA and practicing teachers were well represented.
Tuesday, 09 August 2011 00:00
AUGUST 2011 - NSW to Delay Implementation of Australian Curriculum
The NSW Minister for Education Adrian Piccoli today announced a change to the timeframe for NSW schools to implement the Australian curriculum in English, Mathematics, Science and History for Kindergarten to Year 10. To read more click here
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