The Minister for Education, Julia Gillard, today joined with NSW Minister for Education and Training, Verity Firth, and Member for Bennelong, Maxine McKew, to launch the draft content for the senior secondary Australian Curriculum.
The draft content for the Year 11 and 12 subjects of English, mathematics, science and history will be available for public consultation until 30 July 2010.
The draft Australian Curriculum has been developed by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) , in consultation with education authorities and curriculum experts. It has been shaped by the advice of teachers, principals and others with expertise in particular subject areas, stages of schooling and equity and diversity.
Consultation on the draft Kindergarten to Year 10 mathematics curriculum opened on 1 March and will close on 30 May 2010. The next phase of the Australian Curriculum will include languages, geography and the arts.
To comment visit ACARA.
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