Curriculum review set to reignite the ‘literacy wars’

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Kevin Donnelly, the conservative education critic who is set to review Australia’s national curriculum, has a long history of partisan criticism of teachers, teaching subject associations, academics and……

Louise Robinson-Lay‘s insight:

Louise Robinson-Lay’s insight:

Along with the history wars and culture wars we are about to have literacy ( or English) wars. Kevin Donnelly’s views on education are outmoded and conservative but he is charged with the duty of reviewing the curriculum. He believes that ‘teachers teach and students learn’.  Ahh, simplicity.

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Author: loremipsem

I am Head of Teaching and Learning and teach English at an independent School in Melbourne. I am passionate about using technology as a learning tool and I love reading and literature and language.

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