Australian Curriculum


HTAA Curriculum Updates

  • HTAA Conference – call for presenters (1/28/2017)The HTAA national conference will be held in Brisbane, 27-29 September 2017. The conference is hosted by QHTA. The theme of the conference is Breaking Boundaries. Proposals are now sort from potential presenters. If you have a ideas on pedagogical approaches, historical knowledge and skills, ICT that you believe would assist teachers from across Australia deliver […]

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  • NHC 2017 theme announced (12/1/2016)

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  • National History Challenge Awards (11/29/2016)The culmination of the National History Challenge in 2016 was the national awards ceremony in Parliament House. The Hon Simon Birmingham announced the national Young Historian, Rachel Wang, and various sponsors presented prizes to the year group and special category winners. Congratulations to all winners and participants.  Significant thanks must be extended to all the […]

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  • Australian History Competition results 2016 (9/24/2016)Congratulations to all the students who participated in the Australian History Competition this year. The national winner of the Year 10 category was Emma Belgrave (Endeavour College, SA) who achieved 96%. The national winners for the Year 9 category were Oliver Papillo (Camberwell Grammar School, VIC) and Leila Heinrich (The Essington School, NT) who achieved […]

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  • National Conference Registration and Dinner (8/25/2016)Registrations are still open for the conference, held at Sydney Grammar between September 28 and 30.  Visit the website to download the program and register. The National Conference Dinner will be held at the Governor’s Table at the Museum of Sydney.  Book early as places are limited.  

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  • HTAA National Conference Registrations (6/21/2016)Registrations are now open for the HTAA National Conference.  This will be held at Sydney Grammar School between the 28 and 30 September, 2016. The program includes sessions for Primary and Secondary teachers covering a wide range of units from the Australian Curriculum: History.  Keynote speakers include Dr Anne Summers AO, Mr Stan Grant,  Dr […]

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  • HTAA Scholarship to the Gandel Holocaust Studies Program for Australian Educators (5/5/2016)The Gandel Holocaust Studies Program for Australian Educators aims at equipping teachers with the proper pedagogical tools and didactic methods for teaching about the Holocaust. The program, which is run by Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, Israel, includes an 18-day seminar that provides teachers with the tools they need to teach the Holocaust in an age […]

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  • AHC Deadline (4/1/2016)Entries close TODAY for the Australian History Competition. The competition consists of two papers, Years 7/8 and Years 9/10. The competition has multichoice questions that focus on historical skills and a document booklet with source material for the questions. Medallions will be awarded to the top Year 7, 8, 9 and 10 student. Schools may […]

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  • Simpson Prize 2017 competition (3/21/2016)The Simpson Prize is a national competition for Year 9 and 10 students coordinated by HTAA and Sponsored by the Commonwealth Department of Education. The competition encourages participants to focus on the significance of Anzac Day and to consider what Anzac Day means to them and to Australia. The Simpson Prize requires students to respond to […]

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  • Australian Curriculum Update (10/20/2015)ACARA has released the updated Australian Curriculum website which includes the revised HASS curriculum for 2017. The amended curriculum has attempted to address the concerns of overcrowding in the primary years with a single HASS curriculum and Achievement Standard for F-6. In 7-10 ACARA has maintained discrete disciplines within HASS as well as separate Achievement […]

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  • HTAA 14 February 2014 (3/24/2014)HTAA Submission for the Review of the Australian Curriculum Read the document

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Curriculum Links

ACARA – The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority
www.acara.edu.au


Australian Curriculum
www.australiancurriculum.edu.au


AC History Units
achistoryunits.edu.au


AITSL – Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership
www.aitsl.edu.au


Australian Professional Standards for Teachers
www.aitsl.edu.au/australian-professional-standards-for-teachers


AAAE – Australian Alliance of Associations in Education
aaae.edu.au