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Australian Curriculum Preparation
ERS provides ICT tools and curriculum design processes for effective implementation. Fill in the form below for our Australian Curriculum updates.
Information Communication Technology (ICT):
Teachers will use ICT to achieve the following:
- Access the Australian Curriculum (AC) requirements.
- Organise their existing State Curriculum in conjunction with the Australian Curriculum.
- Access personal plans from any computer in the world – online.
- Adapt exemplar documents, create personal documents, upload resources – using MSWord.
- Receive immediate updates online
Curriculum Design and Planning Document Flow
Teachers will be able to:
- Identify the Australian Curriculum (AC) aspirations and meet accountability requirements
- Choose from learning programs to translate the AC into classroom practice
- Access resources that are directly related to learning activities
- Determine achievement through links to assessment tasks and criteria
- Gauge progress through Standards checklists and other instruments.
The organisation provides easy access to all documents required for planning.
- The formats of individual pages are simple and easy to understand.
- Each document is linked to other relevant documents - a connected curriculum
- The documents are layered, to provide depth as required – a three dimensional curriculum.
- An seamless process of: planning – teaching – learning – assessment – recording –reporting.
The migration from the State to Australian Curriculum is managed:
- State and Australian Curriculum documents are provided in adjoining folders.
- Colour coding enables the teachers to differentiate between State, Australian, Support.
- Gradual migration is facilitated through easy to use processes e.g. copy and paste to templates.
Change is related to learning – professional learning is provided
- The ICT Tools and online delivery will ‘future proof’ teachers – immediate updates.
- The simple ‘easy to use’ software builds confidence in use of ICT – capacity building.
- Professional learning is provided in various ways including: ‘webinars’, online courses.
Pedagogy and Curriculum
Connections are provided between curriculum and pedagogy:
- The Australian Curriculum is largely pedagogy free – teachers make decisions on learning process.
- The ‘Teachers Online Planning System’ provides extensive support with ‘how’ to teach.
- The learning processes highlight the ‘Inquiry approach’.