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Whatever happened to that national history curriculum thingy?

Whatever happened to that national history curriculum thingy?

Yesterday the History Teachers' Association of Australia addressed an open letter to Minister Bishop and Opposition Education Spokesman Stephen Smith asking for feedback on the National History Curriculum, writes Sophie Black.

How the PM took the questions out of history

How the PM took the questions out of history

This is a draft of the Australian history curriculum that the government has refused to release, writes Sophie Black.

1915 and all that: History in a holding pattern

1915 and all that: History in a holding pattern

So, after a lot of sound and fury, a one-day conference, a lot of tut-tutting about hysterical accusations, the development of the new high school history curriculum turned out to be a fix after all. After Professor Tony Taylor, a specialist in history education, presented his draft curriculum developed after a heavily right-slanted one-day conference on the issue, the Government has called in Geoffrey Blainey and Gerard Henderson to rewrite it.