Australian National Curriculum

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State vs. National For the first time in many years an education revolution is happening in Australia. The proposed Australian National Curriculum is the focus of that reform by the federal government. It is a reform that will see power taken from the state and territory education authorities and in its place we will eventually see a nationalised education course and process that will conclude what is learnt and taught in schools of every state and territory of Australia[1]. The education in Australia is currently the responsibility of the territories and states. Each territory and state government is responsible for funding and regulates schools, both private (catholic and independent) and public, within its area of respondsibility.…show more content…
[1] Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority:> at 19th March, 2011 [2] Macquarie Encyclopaedic Dictionary, 2nd ed., 2011, Macquarie Dictionary Publishers, Sydney, p305 [3] Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority:> at 17th March…show more content…
3 (Feb 2008), p7-7 [16] ‘National curriculum content not up to scratch: critics’, Anna Patty, Sydney Morning Herald, 15 May

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