Curriculum review

Ken Wiltshire: Pyne needs to do his job and fix these 3 emerging problems with schooling

By Ken Wiltshire

Federal Education Minister, Christopher Pyne, seems distracted by other political events as some disturbing developments emerge in Australian

Pyne’s curriculum plans get an F for Fail (not Fixed)

By Robyn Ewing

Every Australian student deserves a quality education with access to the best teachers and resources. No-one would disagree with this lofty aspiration. But the Federal Government’s recent response to the Review of the National Curriculum gives us little evidence we are any closer to such a goal. Education Minister Christopher Pyne asserts that there is

Spurr’s recommendations for English fundamentally flawed

By Eileen Honan

If we follow the recommendations of the recently released national curriculum review for teaching English we will all

Donnelly’s review set to limit future for young Australians

By Nicole Mockler

The final report of the Australian Curriculum Review conducted by Kevin Donnelly and Ken Wiltshire has recently been

Muddled thinking of Abbott Govt’s education policies undermines teachers and students

By Dr Eileen Honan

George Orwell wrote in 1984, “Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously,

Direct Instruction is not a solution for Australian schools

By Allan Luke

Christopher Pyne is embarking on his own education revolution. He wants our nation’s teachers to use a teaching

I am a teacher of English teachers and I never want to hear the term “basic skills” ever again

By Kelli McGraw

Lecturer in secondary English curriculum in the Faculty of Education at Queensland University of Technology One cohort at

Pyne’s curriculum review misses the big picture

By Dr Tom Stehlik

Senior Lecturer in the School of Education at the University of South Australia   Commissioning a review of