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Comber, Barbara – Curriculum Inquiry, 2019
Lately I have been thinking and writing about the idea of a teacher's oeuvre -- the notion that over time teachers create a significant body or work that might be compared to that of an artist or composer. I have argued that too often the contributions that teachers make remain invisible, under-valued and unknown in the field of education. This is…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Teacher Researchers, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
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Pandya, Jessica Zacher – Curriculum Inquiry, 2019
In this essay, I discuss Allan Luke's influence on my own critical digital literacy research, beginning with the influence of his monograph "The Social Construction of Literacy in the Primary School" (1994/2018b) and continuing to the present day. I address some of his most admirable qualities: his way of talking about theory and…
Descriptors: Critical Literacy, Educational Theories, Theory Practice Relationship, National Curriculum
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Koh, Aaron – Curriculum Inquiry, 2019
This article is a response to Allan Luke's [(2018). "Critical literacy, schooling, and social justice: The selected works of Allan Luke". New York, NY: Routledge] provocation to "join an international, intercultural and peer-conversation" about the imaginings and possibilities of "an education for critical literacies"…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Literacy, Teaching Methods, Reflection
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Harrison, Neil; Bodkin, Frances; Bodkin-Andrews, Gawaian; Mackinlay, Elizabeth – Curriculum Inquiry, 2017
Student capacities to actively listen, sense and feel are often relegated to lower order skills in an education system increasingly governed by measurable outcomes. While most school-based pedagogies focus their approach on cognition, this paper considers how we might make sense of the affective experiences that often resist the deep thinking,…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Instruction
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Ladwig, James G.; McPherson, Amy – Curriculum Inquiry, 2017
"Ability" is one of the most common concepts underpinning education. Generally, "ability" is central to notions of a meritocratic society. More specifically, schools are allocated the right to define, categorise and label students according to their ability. While there has been ample discussion of the role of ability in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Ability, Teacher Attitudes, Elementary Secondary Education
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Peacock, David; Lingard, Robert; Sellar, Sam – Curriculum Inquiry, 2015
The Australian curriculum, as a policy imagining what learning should take place in schools, and what that learning should achieve, involves the imagining and rescaling of social relations amongst students, their schools, the nation-state and the globe. Following David Harvey's theorisations of space-time and Norman Fairclough's operationalisation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum, Indigenous Populations, Culturally Relevant Education
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Lynch, Julianne; Herbert, Sandra – Curriculum Inquiry, 2015
School-wide curriculum initiatives are complex fields of activity, held together by a cast of heterogeneous actors who put diverse discourses to work in their everyday efforts to shape their work. This paper draws upon qualitative data collected across an 18-month period in a regional Australian primary school that, since the beginning of 2012,…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Holistic Approach, Science Curriculum, Animals
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Choo, Suzanne S. – Curriculum Inquiry, 2014
When world literature as a subject was introduced to schools and colleges in the United States during the 1920s, its early curriculum was premised on the notion of bounded territoriality which assumes that identities of individuals, cultures, and nation-states are fixed, determinable, and independent. The intensification of global mobility in an…
Descriptors: World Literature, Curriculum, Cultural Pluralism, Imagination
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Salter, Peta – Curriculum Inquiry, 2014
The refocussing of Australia-Asia relations is manifest in a combination of national policy moves in Australia. Parallel shifts have been made in Europe, the United States, Canada and New Zealand. In Australia, the curricular response to this shift has become known as "Asia literacy." This study is drawn from a wider project that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum Development, Asian Culture, Cultural Awareness
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Fenwick, Lisl – Curriculum Inquiry, 2012
This study presents an analysis of the consequences for students when performance assessment and differentiation practices are combined, as part of attempts to increase minimum standards within upper-secondary schooling. Recent standards-based curriculum reform in Australia demonstrates how a focus on minimum levels of achievement can limit the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Performance Based Assessment, Academic Standards, Educational Change
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Doherty, Catherine; Shield, Paul – Curriculum Inquiry, 2012
School-level strategy enabled by neoliberal choice policies can produce internal curricular markets whereby branded curricula such as the International Baccalaureate are offered alongside the local government curriculum in the same school. This project investigated how such curricular markets operating in Australian schools impacted on teachers'…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Foreign Countries, Local Government, Teachers
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Skelton, Christine; Francis, Becky – Curriculum Inquiry, 2011
The National Assessment of Educational Progress statistics show that boys are underachieving in literacy compared to girls. Attempts to redress the problem in various Global North countries and particularly Australia and the United Kingdom have failed to make any impact. However, there are boys who are doing well in literacy. The aim of this…
Descriptors: Social Class, National Competency Tests, Foreign Countries, Masculinity
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Martino, Wayne; Cumming-Potvin, Wendy – Curriculum Inquiry, 2011
In this article we draw on queer theoretical and critical literacy perspectives to investigate elementary school teachers' pedagogical approaches to addressing same-sex parenting and non-normative sexuality in the elementary classroom. Through undertaking case study research, we examine two Australian elementary school teachers' reflections on…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Child Rearing, Sexual Orientation, Elementary School Teachers