Tag Archive: Australian National Curriculum

The Value and Utility of History and the Challenge of the New Curriculum

by Rashna Taraporewalla, Honorary Research Fellow, University of Queensland


Executive summary

  • The elevation of History to the position of one of four fundamental academic domains underpinning the new National Curriculum responds to a view iterated in public discourse in recent years that history has both value and utility for Read more »

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Addressing the Challenges of the National Curriculum

by Nathan Wise, School of Humanities, University of New England (UNE)

Now that the Federal election is over, and despite the uncertainty that a hung parliament presents, the outcome for the National Curriculum will be unchanged as both major parties support its implementation. Nonetheless, the Australian National Curriculum in History still poses a Read more »

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