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Register of Interest

Writers, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures

The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) invites suitably qualified primary teachers, secondary teachers and academics to make application to be listed on a Register of Interest for a range of short-term curriculum writing projects occurring throughout the next 12-18 months. The projects will be associated with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures priority in relation to the national curriculum learning areas listed below.

  • Arts (Dance, Drama, Media Arts, Music, Visual Arts)
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Humanities

Business & Economics

Civics and Citizenship

  • Languages
  • Technologies (Design and Technology and Information and Communication Technology)

Applicants will have strong knowledge, understanding and experience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures as they are incorporated into their respective discipline-based teaching area/s in the curriculum learning areas listed above. Experience in curriculum and assessment development in areas of Foundation* to Year 12 is highly desirable.

These positions are for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
 

Expression of Interest

Expression of interest forms must be submitted no later than Wednesday 5:00pm, 9 March 2012 (EST)

ICON - DOC  Expression of Interest Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures

For further information, please contact Deborah Palmer, Senior project officer; Cross-curriculum priorities at deborah.palmer@acara.edu.au or (02) 8098 3203


* Foundation refers to the year before Year 1, known variously as Kindergarten (NSW/ACT), Prep (QLD/VIC/TAS), Pre-primary (WA), Transition (NT) and Reception (SA).