Changing priorities? The role of general capabilities in the curriculum
Curriculum development, Curriculum evaluation, Generic skills, Educational change, National curriculum
This background paper takes a brief look at the history of the development of general capabilities in Australia, including in the vocational and higher education sectors, and the current state of play. It then considers some of the issues inherent in what has been called the skills movement, and the incorporation of skills into the curriculum internationally.
Weldon, P. (2019). Changing priorities? The role of general capabilities in the curriculum. Camberwell, Australia: Australian Council for Educational Research. https://nswcurriculumreview.nesa.nsw.edu.au/assets/docs/pdf/General-Capabilities-ACER.pdf
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