Towards an Australian Curriculum . October 2010. Curriculum K-12 Directorate. Overview. Why an Australian Curriculum? The NSW context Shape of the Australian Curriculum Challenges and opportunities for school implementation. Why an Australian Curriculum?. Activity. Consider:
Curriculum K-12 Directorate
The Australian Curriculum:
Sets out the nationally agreed curriculum, including what all students are to be taught (content) and the quality of learning expected by years or bands of schooling (achievement standards) in all Australian schools.
8 learning areas
General capabilities that are integrated across learning areas
3 cross curriculum priorities
The Curriculum is being developed in 3 phases.