School curriculum

Alternate Term Label:
Curriculum design
Education--Curricula
Report

NSW curriculum review: final report

This review of the New South Wales school curriculum has concluded that change is required. The changes recommended by the review are far-reaching and amount to the introduction of a new curriculum for NSW schools, from Kindergarten to Year 12.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Has legalising same-sex marriage in the UK had consequences for the school curriculum?

Vice President of the Federal Liberal Party, Karina Okotel claims legalising same-sex marriage in England has had an impact on the school curriculum.
Report

On your marks…get set…go! A tale of six schools and the digital technologies curriculum content

This report explored questions around the enablers and barriers to awareness, foundational knowledge and early implementation of digital technology for schools. The case studies exemplified a range of initial and current progress journeys that schools were on, drawing on the key themes identified in the...
Report

National Assessment Program Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN): national report 2019

This national report provides further information than contained in the August 2019 summary release, including comparisons of performance by: gender, Indigenous status, language background other than English, parental occupation, parental education and school location.
Strategy

Australian curriculum: Science, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures cross-curriculum priority

This document showcases the 95 new content elaborations for the Australian Curriculum: Science (Foundation to Year 10) that address the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures cross-curriculum priority. It also provides the accompanying teacher background information for each of the elaborations from Years...
Strategy

Australian curriculum: Science, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures cross-curriculum priority

This document showcases new content elaborations for the Australian Curriculum: Science (Foundation to Year 10) that address the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures cross-curriculum priority. It also provides the accompanying teacher background information for each of the elaborations from Foundation to Year...
Report

NSW curriculum review: interim report

In May 2018, the NSW Government announced a comprehensive review of the New South Wales (NSW) school curriculum from Kindergarten to Year 12. This interim report of the review has been produced as a progress report and a basis for consultation on the broad directions...
Report

Achieving our educational goals: a declaration for system transformation

This paper argues that if Australia continues on our current education trajectory, there is a risk that young people will not be adequately prepared for the future – and too many learners will miss out on the educational opportunities that they need.
Report

It's early days for the new digital technologies curriculum content

Digital devices and technologies are, and will continue to be, an integral part of our society and economy. Technology is shaping how we work. This new curriculum content is not about teaching students how to use digital devices, it is about giving them an understanding...
Discussion paper

How to teach critical thinking

This paper, commissioned by the NSW Department of Education, addresses the issue of critical thinking, identified in the Australian curriculum as an important capability for the 21st Century. It considers the cognitive science evidence for how it is acquired, and what this means for educators...