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Issue Details: First known date: 2012... vol. 47 no. 1 2012 of English in Australia est. 1965 English in Australia
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‘English’ in the Australian Curriculum: English, Robert Dixon , single work criticism
'The author has been a consultant to the national curriculum process from its beginnings in 2008, first with the interim National Curriculum Board (NCB) and then with the Australian Curriculum and Assessment Reporting Authority (ACARA). In this paper he offers an overview of how the English curriculum was developed, outlines some of the issues that proved to be most difficult and even controversial during the consultation period, then looks briefly at the English curriculum itself to reflect on how he thinks teachers might use it to develop their teaching materials. Finally, he returns to some of the differences that emerged between school and university teachers of English during the consultation phase and suggests some of the ways in which current academic research might contribute to curriculum content. The author argues that these differences raise what are essentially institutional problems that might best be addressed by improving the relationships between our respective peak professional bodies. (Author abstract)
(p. 19-25)
Reading & Viewing : Texts for Years 7 and 8, Deborah McPherson , single work review
— Review of The Coming of the Whirlpool Andrew McGahan , 2011 single work novel ; Nanberry : Black Brother White Jackie French , 2011 single work children's fiction ;
(p. 92-93)
Reading & Viewing : Texts for Years 9 and 10, Deborah McPherson , single work review
— Review of Cloudstreet Tim Winton , Ellen Fontana , 2011 series - publisher film/TV ; Sea Hearts Margo Lanagan , 2012 single work novel ; Tea with Arwa : One Woman's Story of Faith, Family and Finding a Home in Australia Arwa El Masri , 2011 single work autobiography ; Bright Star Jane Campion , 2009 single work film/TV ; The Taste of River Water Cate Kennedy , 2011 selected work poetry ; A Ute Picnic and Other Australian Poems Lorraine Marwood , 2010 selected work poetry ; Big Book of Verse for Aussie Kids 2009 anthology poetry ; Traditional Australian Verse 2009 anthology poetry ;
(p. 93-96)

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