Curriculum in Flux with Anita Jetnikoff

Curriculum in Flux

presentation at Pimlico High School, Townsville.

Abstract

Curriculum is always in a state of flux and so often the moves to 'reform' it are political rather than pedagogical. So often in these days of accountability we focus on the learner. I want to focus on the teacher in this presentation. As English educators we have to 'fit' whatever new policy model comes our way. The Australian curriculum seems to have tried to please every stakeholder in its process and as such has been formed without a single, unifying coherent theoretical basis. How do we challenge this paper tiger? We have to find the pedagogical models within the current framework and see what still works in practice. At the chalkface there are still teaching, learning and assessment practices in English surviving from the last few decades of pedagogical change; and there is also room for  accommodating new practices. Embracing and adapting the old and the new may be key to staying creative and passionately engaged with our subject area.

Venue: Pimlico High School
Starting: 9:00 AM
Saturday 23rd April 2016
Ending: 11:00 AM
Email Enquiries: adminofficer@etaq.org.au

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