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ACSA 2013 Biennial Conference

Uncharted territory?
Navigating the new Australian Curriculum

25-27 September 2013, Darwin

This conference explores the Australian Curriculum's cross-curriculum priorities of:
• Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures
• Sustainability
• Asia and Australia's engagement with Asia

Keynotes

Heart, mind and spirit
Dr Miriam-Rose Ungunmerr Baumann AM
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My knowledge. Your knowledge. Towards an intercultural understanding
Associate Professor John Bradley
PDF

A fair dinkum Australian Curriculum
Kathe Kirby
PDF

Australia's engagement with Asia in the 21st century: Which Asia?
Professor Kerry J. Kennedy
PowerPoint

Panel - Sustainability education/school experience

Bacchus Marsh Grammar, VIC: Nam-Ha Quach
Link

Riverside Girls High School, NSW: Tracey Warzecha
PDF

Silkwood School, QLD: Kalindi Brennan
PDF

Workshops

Day 1 - Session 1

Developing pedagogical practice through culturally inclusive curriculum
Kym Walker, La Trobe University VIC
PowerPoint

Applying a capabilities approach to cross-curriculum priorities for students with disabilities
Dr Deborah Price, University of South Australia
PowerPoint

Exploring the living archive of Aboriginal languages
Brian Devlin, Michael Christie, Cathy Bow, Melanie Wilkinson, Living Archive of Aboriginal Languages Partnership
PowerPoint

Constructing meaningful learning for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Experiences from the field
Kevin Lowe, Post Graduate Doctoral Student at Newcastle University, NSW
PDF

Day 1 - Session 2

Exploring sustainability through the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics
Judy Anderson, The University of Sydney, NSW
PowerPoint

Asia-relevant capabilities and the Australian Curriculum
Pamela Stewart, Asia Education Foundation
PDF

Day 2 - Session 1

Navigating the Australian Curriculum in a NSW Catholic school system: A case study
Dr Mark J Askew, Catholic Schools Office, Diocese of Broken Bay, NSW
PowerPoint

Intention and reality: Bringing engagement with Asia into the classroom
Ian Keese, NSW
PowerPoint

Sustainable futures
Andy Stone, Australian Science and Mathematics School, SA
PowerPoint

History… as learned through performance
Tim Grace, Wanniassa Hills Primary School, ACT
Link

Planning smarter to embed cross-curriculum priorities
Sally Rawlings, Woodleigh School Junior Campus, VIC
PowerPoint

'Ngkwey tyerrty mab anetyart.' A long time ago…
Serephina Presley and Susan Moore, NT
PDF

Planting the seeds for a sustainable future: A school based journey
Rohan Bryan, Nam-Ha Quach, Sharon McDonough, Bacchus Marsh Grammar, Melbourne, VIC
PDF

Navigating the high seas: developing the cross-curriculum priorities in the Australian Curriculum
Deborah Palmer, Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA)
PowerPoint

Internationalising education through the cross curriculum priority of Asia
Lindy Stirling, Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
PowerPoint

Day 2 - Session 2

Cross-disciplinary ideas and practices for the Humanities
Ben Williamson, King David School Melbourne, VIC
PowerPoint

Bilingual schools and national education reforms: Adapting to ideals of indigenaity
Gary Fry, Charles Darwin University NT
PowerPoint

Christmas Island's education evolution - that's how the LOTE gets in
Peter Ch'ng and Julie Figliomeni, Christmas Island District High
PDF

A truly 'global' English classroom: Re-situating English within transnational spaces
Joanna Baker, Melbourne Girls Grammar School, VIC
PowerPoint

From dead to deadly
Ann Wuth and Katrina Wootton, Holy Spirit School, Townsville QLD
PowerPoint

Dialogue in the classroom: Using the National Museum of Australia collections and resources to embed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures in learning programs
Angela Casey, National Museum of Australia
PowerPoint

Navigating coastal waters: Charting the cross-curriculum priorities inclusion in learning areas
Michael da Roza, ACARA
PowerPoint

Day 3 - Session 1

Rural education and sustainability in a national curriculum
Philip Roberts, University of Canberra, ACT
PowerPoint

The first truly global civilisation
Cameron Paterson, Shore School, NSW
Link

Multiple curriculum frameworks in early childhood teacher preparation: Charting new territory
Lyn Fasoli and Helen (Mel) Hazard, Darwin
PowerPoint

Sustaining the vision: A whole school approach
Ann Wuth and Katrina Wootton, Holy Spirit School Townsville, QLD
PowerPoint

Including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures: Fears, fallacies and futures
Dr Kathy Butler, ACARA
PowerPoint

Can writing + student conflict = sustainable relationships? : Reflective writing for a purpose in Year 3
Debra Ayling, Calvary Christian College, QLD
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Cross-curriculum perspectives in high school health and physical education - the inclusion of Indigenous perspectives
John Williams, University of Canberra, ACT
PowerPoint

Day 3 - Session 2

Developing students' general capabilities in History through theatre-in-education
Craig Wood, Research Officer (Acting), Queensland Teachers' Union
PowerPoint

Preparing pre-service primary school teachers to teach cross-curricular priorities and the Arts through 'big ideas' and the zoo
Amy Hamilton, Flinders University, SA
PowerPoint

The defence of Darwin: From the "what?" to the "so what?" of a cross-curricular resource
Alicia Boyle, Janice Crerar, Dr Greg Smith and Dr Sue Smith, Charles Darwin University, NT
PowerPoint

Indigenous perspectives in the Science Curriculum
Joe Sambono, Education Queensland
PowerPoint

A cross-curricula senior study for the 21st century
Margaret Mackenzie, Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority
PowerPoint