Jane Weston, Martin Murley
Curriculum Corporation's 12th annual conference, Curriculum and Assessment: Closing the Gap
, will examine the relationship between curriculum and assessment and propose that there is a need to close the gap. How can assessment sit more effectively inside the curriculum? How can it be integrated into good pedagogy, feeding back continuously into student learning, rather than being predominantly something that teachers do to students at the end of their learning? How can we close the achievement gap between social groups?
With more teachers being bullied or attacked, efforts are needed to improve reporting mechanisms and other safety measures. – The Age: Education.
A project in Sydney, involving school, education system and university staff and community representatives, provides insights into the challenges and benefits of collaborative work – Conversactions