The following is a set of edited responses to the questions posed in the ACARA Online Survey. The response was developed following the Drama Australia National Consultation on the Draft Shape of the Australian Curriculum: The Arts with state and territory drama associations in Sydney 6 November 2010 Follow this link.
A short summary of the key points contained in the Drama Australia feedback was developed for the recent Drama Victoria state conference. We hope these papers can assist you in developing your own responses to the online survey on the ACARA website and closing on December 17th, 2010. Please register and respond to ensure your voice is heard.
NEW To view the Position Paper on the Arts in the National Curriculum from Australian Major Performing Arts Groups (AMPAG) click here.
Newspapers are starting to report on The Arts in the National Curriculum as the public release of the The Arts -Initial Advice Paper draws near. Click this link to view an article published in the Australian on May 4th.
To view articles published in the Canberra Times about The Arts and the National Curriculum click here.
Drama and the National Curriculum
Recently a cross-section of educators in the Australian drama community were asked to respond to a set of five questions about the content and organizing structures of Drama in the national arts curriculum. . The unedited responses capture the diversity of voices that exist and can be viewed at the link below.
To view the responses click here to download pdf
For more information on the National Curriculum please click here to go to the ACARA website.