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I hope you enjoy my presentation on the history of Qld education leading up to the National Curriculum.

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  • 1. New National Curriculum governed by ACARA: Why change something that’s working
    Conference Paper
    EDU8719
    Presented by Kylie Shegog
  • 2.
    • History of Queensland has shown many changes with the development of state curriculums and new declarations.
    • 3. Changes occurring rapidly because of global economics and increasing technology.
    • 4. Differences between past and present curriculums.
    • 5. Many criticisms about the Australian Curriculum and for the concerns of it’s applications.
    Introduction
  • 6. A LOOK BACK ON QUEENSLANDEDUCATION HISTORY OF 150 YEARS
    http://education.qld.gov.au/library/edhistory/state/chronology/index.html
  • 7. History of Queensland’s Education
    Only three changes in 45 years
  • 8. History of Queensland's Education
    1905 – 1965 another four changes
  • 9. History of Queensland's education
    Within the space of 10 years 5 actions have taken place. Education development is proceeding quickly.
  • 10. History of Queensland’s Education
    In only 13 years 9 major changes occurred
  • 11. History of Queensland’s Education: the current stages
  • 12. The last 20 yearsleading up to the national curriculum
  • 13.
    • This was the start of all future curriculum developments
    • 14. Introduction of the Key Learning Areas
    • 15. Structure on what students need to learn
    • 16. Importance of students environment
    http://www.mceecdya.edu.au/mceecdya/hobart_declaration,11577.html
    THE BEGINNING‘THE HOBART DECLARATION’
  • 17.
    • 2001-2003
    • 18. New Basics or commonly known as The Core Curriculum
    • 19. Providing a common National Statement about performance levels
    • 20. Productive Pedagogies
    • 21. Rich Tasks
    • 22. Learn through a students environment
    • 23. Intellectual focus to engage in theories
    • 24. Focus on new skills for global times
    http://education.qld.gov.au/corporate/newbasics/
    NEW BASICS ‘CORE CURRICULUM’
  • 25.
    • 2006
    • 26. New Essential Learnings that students need to know
    • 27. Introduction of ‘ways of working’, ‘knowledge and understanding’
    • 28. Includes the core curriculums students need to know for assessment purposes for each level
    • 29. Enables peace of mind for parents and others in society that specific elements are being taught
    http://www.qsa.qld.edu.au/574.html
    QCAT AND THE ESSENTIAL LEARNINGS
  • 30.
    • Adelaide Declaration – derived from the Hobart Declaration
    • 31. Goals set out in dot points for
    ease of understanding of key elements
    • Literacy and Numeracy inclusion
    • 32. Indigenous inclusion
    http://www.curriculum.edu.au/mceetya/nationalgoals/index.htm
    • Melbourne Declaration – following from previous
    • 33. Where the focus of the National
    Curriculum was originated from
    http://www.curriculum.edu.au/verve/_resources/National_Declaration_on_the_Educational_Goals_for_Young_Australians.pdf
    NEXT DECLARATIONS
  • 34. AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL CURRICULUM SPECIFICS
    • Curriculum used in Australia nationally
    • 35. Same aspects as past curriculums after the Hobart Declaration
    • 36. Simplified Key Learning Areas
    • 37. Explicit knowledge content to be taught
    • 38. Detailed yet flexible to be used for local factors
    • 39. Detailed assessments
    • 40. Introduction of the History Learning Area
    • 41. Easier to follow subsections
    • 42. Still has the same student focus, socially and for a global economy
    http://www.acara.edu.au/curriculum.html
  • 43. The Australian national curriculumadvantages and conflicts
  • 44.
    • Developed too hastily for a political agenda
    • 45. Government/Political issues since it was first questioned in the 1980’s
    • 46. Teachers did not get recognition in the development stages
    • 47. May take too long to start working in the nations results
    NATIONAL CURRICULUM CONFLICTS
  • 48.
    • Students changing schools locally and nationally will be better prepared
    • 49. Global understanding and interaction
    • 50. New skills locally and internationally
    • 51. A curriculum designed to be a prominent standard
    • 52. Enables better moderation of students results
    • 53. Tracking schools and students progress will be easier
    NATIONAL CURRICULUMS ADVANTAGES
  • 54. CONCLUSION
    In conclusion This National Curriculum will help develop the future for our developing adults socially and in preparation for a technological and economic global economy. These implications should dissipated once the National Curriculum’s implementation on the 8th of December and the benefits will outweigh the criticism. If there were no change no one will progress. All for the students, community and global development for a sustainably future.