The Australian Curriculum – General Capabilities & Cross Curriculum Priorities

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The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) was established n 2009, with the rationale to greater improve the quality, equity and transparency within the Australian education system. The Australian Curriculum outlines the expectations for what all Australian students should be taught, regardless of where they live or their background (ACARA, 2016).  The general capabilities play a significant role in the Australian Curriculum in equipping young Australians to live and work successfully in the twenty-first century.

In the Australian Curriculum, capability encompasses knowledge, skills, behaviours, and dispositions. Students develop capability when they apply knowledge and skills confidently, effectively and appropriately in complex and changing circumstances, in their learning at school and in their lives outside of school. Continue reading “The Australian Curriculum – General Capabilities & Cross Curriculum Priorities”

The Creative Curriculum

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I hope to be a passionate educator who fosters inclusivity that is focused on improving student outcomes for all students, with a strong dedication to lifelong learning.  I am committed to developing a curriculum that students are excited to engage with.  Furthermore, I will strive to develop productive partnerships with students and colleagues.  

I encourage the development of internationalism and the concept of world citizenship – subscribing to the concepts of Ubuntu – you are, therefore, I am – a concept of all in it together, working together in partnership and Kaizen – continuous improvement – develop and encourage in students and my own professional practice. Continue reading “The Creative Curriculum”