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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.

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Abstract

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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ID Code: 27054
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: arts education, Australian national curriculum
ISSN: 0158-099X
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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