The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) has finalised the English, mathematics, science and history strands as the first of three phases of the Australian Curriculum will be implemented in years K-10 schools between 2011 and 2013. Other learning areas still being developed in the Australian Curriculum will continue to be taught from the ACT Curriculum Framework Every Chance To Learn External Link until the Australian Curriculum for these learning areas is progressively completed.

School curriculum planning and documentation continues to describe scope and sequencing, content detail and resourcing. The Australian Curriculum will provide guidance on achievement standards. Pedagogy, assessment and reporting remain the responsibility of the classroom teacher, school faculty or team and individual school.

Currently Year 11/12 course frameworks are developed by the Board of Senior Secondary Studies and used by schools to develop courses. They provide a framework for developing content and assessment. This will remain the case until the implementation of the senior years Australian Curriculum.

Centenary of Canberra Education Resources

Centenary of Canberra External Link history education resources on Canberra's selection and early development as the national capital are designed to generate discussion on aspects of Canberra's future.

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