Alan Tudge will push for more far-reaching changes to the draft national curriculum in a speech to the Centre for independent Studies, reports The Australian.
‘In his speech Mr Tudge says the revised draft curriculum has “gone from an F to perhaps a C” but students “deserve an A-plus”.
Mr Tudge demanded last August that the board of the nation’s schooling authority substantially rewrite its draft national curriculum, after accusations it put “ideology over evidence” and would ultimately harm student outcomes. Among the most scathing criticism was from the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute, which called for any ongoing review of the curriculum to be halted, saying the draft had children learning open-ended maths problems before the basics.’
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