2021 Australian Curriculum Conference
Reimagining curriculum and assessment
From educational goals to practice
Thursday 3 to Friday 4 June 2021
Hotel Grand Chancellor, Brisbane
The Education Goals for Young Australians, as set out in the Alice Springs (Mparntwe) Education Declaration (December 2019), and a renewed Australian Curriculum provide opportunities for the profession to re-interrogate practice.
The conference will focus on three strands:
Strand 1: How could we reimagine curriculum, assessment and pedagogy?
Strand 2: How do excellence and equity work together in schools?
Strand 3: How do we ensure all young Australians become confident and creative individuals,
successful lifelong learners, and active and informed members of the community?
The conference aims to provide opportunities for educators to:
Understand changes in:
national initiatives and reforms
the national learning progressions and online formative assessment project
expectations of governments through the new Educational Goals for Young Australians.
Consider and reflect on the impact these reforms will have for schools, teachers and leaders of curriculum
Plan for action in their context.
Attending the conference will enable delegates to:
Understand the breadth of scholarship that can inform teaching practice by examining evidence informed theory and practice
Connect curriculum goals, policy and ideas to classroom practice
Broaden their professional experience through the collection of a suite of professional tools
Network and build relationships, learn from other through sharing and hearing about a diverse range of educational practices that promote the goals for young Australians.
Who should attend the Conference?
All educators: Teachers, curriculum leaders, school leaders, teacher educators, pre-service teachers and curriculum developers.