NSW schools want Aboriginal history to remain a ''crucial feature'' of a national curriculum, putting them at odds with the federal Education Minister Christopher Pyne's push for a greater focus on Western civilisations.
Developed by Education Services Australia through The Le@rning Federation, the education collection is designed to help teachers and students make the most of the wide range of moving image resources on the site. The clips in this collection are accompanied by teachers’ notes created by specialist curriculum writers. Expert curators’ notes also provide useful background material.
Australian History Mysteries (based on the Australian National Curriculum -History) is a subscription-based website containing the rich content provided in the Australian History Mysteries resource kits. It contains each of the videos and case study units of work from the kits, as well as exciting multimedia interactive modules related to a number of these case studies. Subscribing to this site will enable teachers and their students to gain access to this material seamlessly and will also ensure access to new content as it becomes available.
The national history curriculum implemented across Australia from 2011 provides the opportunity for educators to comprehensively tackle for the first time 50,000 years of Australia’s history. The future…