Informa Australia is delighted to announce the Inaugural K-12 National Curriculum Conference bringing together some of the leading thinkers on curriculum design and development with schools and educators from across Australia, to discuss innovation in curriculum development and design.
It considers how effectively the curriculum reflects the stated goals of the Melbourne Declaration on Educational Goals for Young Australians for a curriculum that "will enable students to understand the spiritual, moral and aesthetic dimensions of life."
This program is set against the backdrop of the national review and the key recommendations while examining state perspectives and schools practice. The conference considers the mission and values that underpin the Australian schools curricula.
Key Conference themes will include
Global and national contexts and purposes that shape of the 21st century schools' curriculumThe national review
Emerging thinking in curriculum and pedagogy and factors influencing development and delivery
Core standards to drive teacher quality, leadership and innovation
Examining curriculum within learning areas and subjects
Embedding the skills, attitudes and values for the 21st century learner across the curriculum
Stakeholder views - Collaboration to expand and develop scope, quality and relevance of the national curriculum
Assessment, reporting and outcomes
Students with disability
Diversity and inclusion
Professional development and support for teachers
Illustrations of practice and frameworks for leadership
Price: Two Day Conference (7 - 8 May 2015): $ 764.50 AUD
Speakers: Dr Kevin Donnelly, Co-Chair, National Curriculum Review & Senior Research Fellow, Australian Catholic University; Professor Emeritus Brian J. Caldwell, Managing Director, Educational Transformations & Deputy Chair, Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA); David Howes, Executive Director Curriculum, Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority; Professor Emeritus Brian J. Caldwell, Managing Director, Educational Transformations & Deputy Chair, Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA); and many more!
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