The new Australian Curriculum (ACARA Version 9.0) was endorsed by education ministers in April 2022. After a lot of discussion and debate on key aspects of the curriculum, schools can begin teaching the content from 2023.
Of interest to parents, teachers, and others interested in the Australian curriculum is this ABC podcast. David de Carvalho, CEO of the Australian Curriculum Assessment Reporting Authority (ACARA), discusses the “more stripped-back and teachable curriculum” that supports deeper conceptual understanding and aims to improve performance.
To find out more about the ‘Marie Kondo’ treatment for curriculum, listen to the podcast (14 mins.).