Positioning the Arts in the Australian National Curriculum
Gattenhof, Sandra Jane (2009) Positioning the Arts in the Australian National Curriculum. Lowdown Magazine : Youth Performing Arts in Australia, 31(4), pp. 6-9.
In 2008 the Australian Government embarked on the development of a National Curriculum. To date, announcements about development of learning areas in Phase 1 (English, mathematics, science and history) and Phase 2 (geography and languages) have been released. But where are the arts positioned? This article traces the advocacy strategy employed by Drama Australia and the National Advocates for Arts Education (NAAE) in the fight for the arts to be included in National Curriculum Board (NCB) timeline for development, trial and implementation.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||arts education, Australian national curriculum|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > OTHER EDUCATION (139900) > Education not elsewhere classified (139999)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation|
Current > Schools > Drama
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 (please consult the authors)|
|Deposited On:||27 Aug 2009 11:43|
|Last Modified:||09 May 2011 10:38|
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