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Progress Report: Australian Curriculum August 2010
 

Progress Report: Australian Curriculum August 2010

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This is a presentation for an update on state and progress of Australian Curriculum August 2010. It is intended for Victorian School educators.

This is a presentation for an update on state and progress of Australian Curriculum August 2010. It is intended for Victorian School educators.

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Progress Report: Australian Curriculum August 2010 Progress Report: Australian Curriculum August 2010 Presentation Transcript

  • Australian Curriculum: History Annabel Astbury History Teachers’ Association of Victoria
  • The givens What we know Image: FrialLOve via Flickr Creative Commons Licence
  • The questions Final drafts Senior Curriculum Phase 2 Image: Library of Congress via Flickr No known Copyright
  • General Capabilities Cross Curriculum Dimensions • Literacy • Numeracy • Intercultural understanding • Thinking Skills • Indigenous Perspectives • Australia and Asia • Creativity • Sustainability • ICT • Ethical behaviour • Self management • Teamwork • Social Competence
  • ‘The Fan’ from www.australiancurriculum.edu.au
  • Strands Cross-curriculum Dimensions General capabilities Historical Knowledge and Historical Historical Skills understanding inquiry
  • Draft documents: www.australiancurriculum.edu.au Summaries of Draft Documents: www.slideshare.net/astbury
  • K- 6 History Curriculum • Content focuses around: • Home • Local area • Commemoration • Early colonial society • Indigenous societies prior colonisation
  • 7 - 10 Curriculum • Year 7: Ancient Civilisations • Year 8 Medieval Worlds • Year 9: The Making of the modern world ( to 1900) • Year 10: Making of Modern World & Australia
  • Year 9: The Modern World and Australia* Depth Study 1: Technology, Progress & Social Change Depth Study 2: Asia & the Pacific World Depth Study 3: The Making of an Australian Nation Depth Study 4: The Making of the the Modern World and Australia *Draft as at May 2010
  • Year 10: Australia and the Modern World* Depth Study 1: The Great War & its aftermath Depth Study 2: Struggles for freedoms and rights Depth Study 3: The Making of an Australian Nation Depth Study 4: Social and Cultural Influences *Draft as at May 2010
  • Consultation: Concerns Volume Overviews & Time Depth Studies
  • Ancient History Framework for Years 11 & 12
  • Modern History Years 11 & 12 Framework
  • Consultation: Concerns Image: by Yilinglace via Flickr. Attribution required Image: Grant MacDonald via Flickr Creative Commons Licence Coherence & Choice The place of rigour Australian History
  • Things you can act on now ...
  • Things you can act on now ... Content resourcing Whole school curriculum planning: refocus on collaboration between faculties Pedagogy: refresh and revitalise
  • Curriculum Evaluation Year 7 Year 8 Year 9 Year 10 Level 5 Level 6 Ancient Medieval Australian Unit 1 & 2 / Pathways VELS / Societies World History 20th Century Australia Modern Ancient Medieval and the AC World 1750 Modern World World - 1900 World
  • World history approach • Overviews / Contextualising depth studies - integrated part of the wider narrative. This will challenge some to think about they way that they approach the course. • Review current practice: evaluate according to general capabilities. • Know the resources: what’s available already / what will become available.
  • Contact Annabel Astbury a.astbury@htav.asn.au www.htav.asn.au www.slideshare.net/astbury twitter: @annabel_a