The Minister for Education, Christopher Pyne, has released the Review of the Australian Curriculum.
The review was conducted by Dr. Kevin Donnelly and Dr. Ken Wiltshire.
The report says that there is too much content in the curriculum, especially in primary school years. It says some aspects of the curriculum make teaching it complicated. It says there are content gaps in the curriculum and calls for parents to be more closely involved in what their children learn. It says there needs to be improved accessibility for all students, including those with disabilities and special needs. [Read more...]