Australian Curriculum


HTAA Curriculum Updates

  • 2019 HTAA National Conference (10/3/2019)Congratulations to HTASA for hosting the very engaging and successful HTAA National Conference. Educators from across Australia attending a wide range of sessions covering the full range of the Australian Curriculum and looking at pedagogical practices to improve students understanding of History. Keynote speakers included Dr Michelle Arrow, Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG and Dr […]

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  • 2019 Australian History Competition Results (9/23/2019)Congratulations to all the students who participated in the 2019 Australian History Competition. In 2019 we had entries from across all sectors in metropolitan, rural and remote schools. A full list of winners is available on the Australian History Challenge website.

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  • NHC entries close soon … (8/16/2019)Entries for the 2019 National History Challenge close on August 30. Teachers are asked to remind students to check they have met all the entry requirements for both the their type of entry and the special category they wished to be considered for (if applicable). Further details can be found on the NHC website.

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  • Registration for HTAA National Conference open (8/3/2019)The program for the 2019 HTAA National Conference, hosted by HTASA is now available. The conference will be held between 1-3 October 2019, in Adelaide. The theme is History Matters. Key note speakers include: Dr Richard Harris (Australian of the Year), Dr Michelle Arrow (Professor and author) and Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG (Former Justice […]

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  • Australian History Competition 2019 (5/26/2019)The Australian History Competition will be held on 5 June 2019. Good luck to all the students who are participating this year.

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  • HTAA national conference – call for papers close on 14 June, 2019. (5/13/2019)The HTAA welcomes proposals on all aspects of the teaching of F-12 History, particularly new topic content, assessment, concepts & skills and approaches to programming. We also encourage presentations on a range of other topics, including but not limited to: teaching history in the digital age, Indigenous history, innovative pedagogies and leading a department. More […]

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  • Call for papers: HTAA National Conference (3/14/2019)The HTAA welcomes proposals on all aspects of the teaching ofF-12 History,particularly new topic content, assessment, concepts &skills and approaches to programming. We also encourage presentations on a range of other topics, including but not limited to: teaching history in the digital age, Indigenous history, innovative pedagogies and leading a department. Complete the Call for […]

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  • 2019 HTAA National Conference (1/25/2019)We are pleased to announce that HTASA will be hosting the 2019 HTAA National Conference. The conference will be held between 1 – 3 October at Loreto College, Marryatville, Adelaide. Save the date. More details will be available at our History Conference website.

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  • 2019 National History Challenge (1/4/2019)The theme for the 2019 National History Challenge was announced in December, at a ceremony in Canberra at Parliament House. The 2019 theme is People and Power. More information is available at the NHC website. Updated information for each of the special categories will be added as the information becomes available in 2019.

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  • Australian Young Historian announced (12/6/2018)Congratulations to James Tyer who is the 2018 Australian Young Historian. James, a Year 10 student from Tasmania, researched how the the changeover to a decimal currency was a turning point for Australia.  His engaging multimedia presentation included extensive use of archival material.

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  • 2018 National History Challenge winners (12/5/2018)Congratulations to all students who participated in the 2018 National History Challenge.  Participants really embraced the theme of “Turning Points” and utilised a range of medium to present their research.  The national winners for all categories attended a ceremony at Parliament House in Canberra as well as participating in an educational programme that involved visits […]

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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