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Bantick's analysis of the curriculum review

Posted by Garry Collins, ETAQ President on 16 January 2014
  • The following letter was submitted for publication in The Courier-Mail of Thursday 16 January 2014 but was not printed.

In a letter to another paper (The Australian) on Tuesday I had some disparaging things to say about a recent piece by Melbourne teacher and occasional education commentator Christopher Bantick.

Now I am pleased to heartily applaud his sensible, teacher-perspective criticism of the recently announced review of the national curriculum (“Plenty to opine about the national curriculum review”, 15/1).

He starts by unequivocally asserting that the curriculum does not need to be reviewed at this time and then convincingly supports this contention.

Garry Collins
President, English Teachers Association of Queensland

Author: Garry Collins, ETAQ President
Tags: Discussions Curriculum matters

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