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Australian Curriculum Phase 1 Published

Australian Curriculum Phase 1 Published

Phase 1 of the new Australian Curriculum was published today by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA). As predicted here on The Drama Teacher a few days ago, state education ministers met in...

VCAA ACARA Consultation Forum For The Arts

VCAA ACARA Consultation Forum For The Arts

On Wednesday, I attended the second of four consultation forums for arts teachers in Victoria to thrash out and discuss the current Draft Shape Paper for The Arts, recently published by the Australian Curriculum and...

The Five Art Forms Of The Australian Curriculum

The Five Art Forms Of The Australian Curriculum

Richard Gill, Music Director of the Victorian Opera, wrote a great article in The Age newspaper on Monday reminding people there are five art forms in the upcoming Australian Curriculum: dance, drama, media, music and...

World Teachers Day 2010 (Australia)

Happy World Teachers’ Day … in Australia, at least. Traditionally celebrated across the world on 5th October each year, World Teachers’ Day commemorates the signing in 1996 of the UNESCO/ILO Recommendation Concerning the Status of...