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2011 ACSA Biennial Conference

2011 ACSA BIENNIAL CURRICULUM CONFERENCE
Leading Curriculum Change
7-9 October 2011, Sydney, NSW

The conference theme:
Leading Curriculum Change facilitated a dynamic conversation around the implementation of the new Australian Curriculum in Schools and focused on approaches to curriculum change.

The sub themes for the conference focus on:
• Leading and Learning
• Leading and Pedagogy
• Leading and Assessment for, as and of Learning.

Keynotes:
Australia's Curriculum Dilema: state cultures and the big issues
Lyn Yates
Pdf
Powerpoint
Quiz and Book Contents

Leading authentic curriculum renewal with a focus on the Australian Curriculum
Julia Atkin
Pdf
Powerpoint

'Same old, same old.' The Australian Curriculum and the perpetuation of educational inequality for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
Kevin Lowe
Powerpoint

Panel Sessions:
ACARA's intentions/schools reality
Rob Randall
Cae Ashton Powerpoint
Julie Robinson and Belinda Guerra Pdf

Experiencing and managing curriculum change
John Firth
Chris Melican Powerpoint
Judie Alison

The effect of curriculum, NAPLAN and My School on assessment
Margaret Wu
Powerpoint

Refereed Papers:
Developing conceptual frameworks for effective school-based planning and curriculum development
Colin Marsh and Ju Xu
Paper
Powerpoint

Assessment challenges for teachers as researchers
David Wescombe-Down and Tania Aspland
Paper
Powerpoint

Paradoxical promise and threat: Reviewing the Melbourne goals
Bronwen Haralambous
Paper

Owning history: Building historical understanding through creative engagement
Mary-Rose McLaren
Paper

Workshops:
Bringing together the 'what' and 'how' of learning - the SA DECS approach to embedding effective learning in the implementation of the Australian Curriculum
Julia Atkin and Margot Foster
Powerpoint

Getting comfortable with uncertainty: Maths teachers and statistics
Gai Mooney
Powerpoint

Implementing the Australian Curriculum for Mathematics F to 10
Judy Anderson
Powerpoint

Moving into the 21st century
Malcolm McInerney
Powerpoint

Building capacity for leading curriculum change: A collaborative approach
Heidi Bush
Powerpoint

Implementing the Australian Curriculum: A case study
Mark Askew
Powerpoint

Preparing for change: Some navigational challenges
Meg Noack and Amanda Pentti
Prezi

750+ iPads across the campus - What does it look like? How does it work?
Geoff Powell and Tony Daley
Powerpoint

Critical financial literacy
Liz Criddle
Powerpoint

Teaching in place: Rural education in a National Curriculum
Philip Roberts
Pdf

Creating opportunities for pedagogical exploration
Megan Crewe
Powerpoint
Quotes Powerpoint

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