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The National Curriculum - is it worth the trouble?

Australia’s National Curriculum promises to deliver excellence and equity in education. It is supposed to set out the knowledge and information that students will need to be competent members of Australian society into the future. 516 more words


assessment for learning: something simple to offer

Abstract: Assessment for Learning has become the prime drive in education in recent years. It has not launched easily because it seems to add yet another exponentially complicating layer onto a pedagogy which has already been excessively fragmented … but if used simply … 1,684 more words


Labour’s consultation paper on ‘Education and children’: missed opportunities and misguided priorities

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Labour’s consultation paper on ‘Education and children’:  missed opportunities and misguided priorities

Labour has circulated an 8 page ‘draft consultation paper’ called… 1,307 more words


DfE – the D is for the 'Day'

Ooh I was terribly excited. Being invited to the DfE to discuss…well something educational I guess. I didn’t really know anything about it. Who was going? 769 more words


Is your school ready for computing?

Ian Livingstone, a leading figure in the UK games industry, recently paid a visit to The Key to talk about computing in the new National Curriculum. 473 more words

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The Changing Curriculum - Digital Technologies

As a student of education and soon to be teacher, I believe that it is essential to remain up to date and aware of the ongoing developments in education in Australia, particularly in regards to the curriculum, and how these changes will inevitably affect the way in which we teach. 397 more words