Cross-curriculum priorities & geography

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Salter, Peta and Maxwell, Jacinta. 2020. "Cross-curriculum priorities & geography." Geographical Education. 33, pp. 5-7.
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Cross-curriculum priorities & geography

ERA Journal ID20636
Article CategoryArticle
AuthorsSalter, Peta (Author) and Maxwell, Jacinta (Author)
Journal TitleGeographical Education
Journal Citation33, pp. 5-7
Number of Pages3
Year2020
Place of PublicationAustralia
ISSN0085-0969
2204-0242
Web Address (URL)https://www.agta.asn.au/Resources/GeographicalEducation/geoged-v33-2020.php
Abstract

The three-dimensional design of the Australian Curriculum includes the cross-curriculum priorities (CCPs), learning areas and general capabilities (GCs). While learning areas are deemed 'what students need to know', the GCs and CCPs indicate 'what sort of people students ought to become' (Lingard, 2018). This aligns with their rationale, articulated in the national narrative and aspirational goals of the Melbourne Declaration of Educational Goals for Young Australians (Ministerial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs [MCEETYA], 2008). With the release of the latest iteration, the Alice Springs (Mparntwe) Education Declaration (Council of Australian Governments Education Council [COAGEC], 2019), it is timely to revisit the rationale and application of the CCPs.

Keywordscross-curriculum priorities, geography
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020390106. Geography education curriculum and pedagogy
390102. Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
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Byline AffiliationsJames Cook University
School of Education
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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