21st Century Skills Australian Curriculum

The Australian Curriculum v1.2 - General capabilities. What are the essential skills that our students need as they move into a 21st Century workplace? The National Curriculum document lists a range of general capabilities that students need to develop across the learning areas. What are your thoughts on this skills list? What changes are required in our schools to ensure students have the opportunity to develop these skills? What are the [...]

Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership

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The Australian Curriculum v1.2

        The Australian Curriculum v1.2. The Australian Curriculum describes a learning entitlement for each Australian student that provides a foundation for successful, lifelong learning and participation in the Australian community.       

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Schools brace as change looms

  National Curriculum: Schools brace as change looms     ''Overall the philosophy has changed: some teachers will have to change the way they teach because the emphasis is not about telling students that this is the formula,'' says Mr Marsiglio, who has previously written and published maths text books. ''It's an inquiry based approach where students are encouraged to discover and find out things for themselves rather than be bombarded [...]