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Learning across the
curriculum areas:
An introduction
Elisabeth Robertson
Curriculum Advisor, Educational Services
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Previously…
Cross-curriculum content
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ICTs
Work, employment and enterprise
Civics and citizenship
Difference and diversity
Gender
Key competencies
Literacy
Multiculturalism
Numeracy
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Now…Learning across the curriculum areas
Cross curriculum
priorities
1. Aboriginal and Torres
Strait Islander
histories and
cultures
2. Asia and Australia’s
engagement with
Asia
3. Sustainability and
environment
Content
General capabilities
1. Critical and creative thinking
2. Ethical understanding
3. Information and communication
4. Intercultural understanding
5. Literacy
6. Numeracy
7. Personal and social capability
8. Civics and citizenship *
9. Difference and diversity *
10.Work and enterprise *
*additional in NSW
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Skills
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SKILLS: ‘Old’ vs. ‘new’
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ICTs
Work, employment and
enterprise
Civics and citizenship
Difference and diversity
Gender
Key competencies
Literacy
Multiculturalism
Numeracy
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1. Critical and creative thinking
2. Ethical understanding
3. Information and communication
4. Intercultural understanding
5. Literacy
6. Numeracy
7. Personal and social competence
8. Civics and citizenship *
9. Difference and diversity *
10. Work and enterprise *
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General capabilities: Links to Quality Teaching
Critical and creative thinking
deep knowledge
deep understanding
higher order thinking
problematic knowledge
(understanding perspectives)
narrative
Ethical understanding
problematic knowledge
substantive communication
background knowledge
cultural knowledge
inclusivity
Information and communication
connectedness
engagement
student direction
Intercultural understanding
problematic knowledge
background knowledge
cultural knowledge
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Literacy
metalanguage
knowledge integration
narrative
Numeracy
metalanguage
knowledge integration
Personal and social capability
students’ self-regulation
student direction
social support
Civics and citizenship
connectedness
Difference and diversity
problematic knowledge
cultural knowledge
background knowledge
Work and enterprise
high expectations
students’ self-regulation
student direction
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ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER
HISTORIES AND CULTURES
Content and pedagogy
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ASIA AND AUSTRALIA’S ENGAGEMENT WITH ASIA
Asia Education Foundation (AEF)
http://www.asiaeducation.edu.au/default.asp
Our Asian Stories
www.ourasianstories.edu.au
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Studies of Asia blog
studiesofasia.blogspot.com.au
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Science…
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SUSTAINABILITY
KLA-specific support documents
(published 2000)
http://www.curriculumsupport.edu
cation.nsw.gov.au/env_ed/teaching
/kla_sup/index.htm
Sustainability action process (SAP)
http://www.curriculumsupport.edu
cation.nsw.gov.au/env_ed/teaching
/index.htm
Sustainable transport:
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LITERACY
Literacy Continuum:
http://www.literacycontinuum.det.nsw.edu.au/Matrix
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NUMERACY
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Numeracy Continuum:
www.numeracycontinuum.com
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INTERCULTURAL UNDERSTANDING
Intercultural understanding:
http://interculturalcommuni
cationkit.
weebly.com/
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Activity:
Match the
statement to the skill
Seeking
solutions
Making
responsible
decisions
Critical and
creative thinking
Personal and
social capability
Understanding
how society
operates
Cultivating
respect
Knowing what to
do when faced
with uncertainty
Engaging with a
range of
opinions
Civics and
citizenship
Intercultural
understanding
Ethical
understanding
Difference and
diversity
Challenging
stereotypes
Establishing
positive
relationships
Developing
workplace skills
Recognising
commonalities
and difference
Difference and
diversity
Personal and
social capability
Work and
enterprise
Intercultural
understanding
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Thank you!!
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