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Recognition of curriculum frameworks
as

meet
ing

the requirements of the Australian Curriculum







Recogn
ition of curriculum
frameworks
as

meet
ing

the
requirements of
the

Australian Curriculum




SUBMISSION

TEMPLATE


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Recognition of curriculum frameworks
as

meet
ing

the requirements of the Australian Curriculum



SUBMISSION TEMPLATE

PART A: GENERAL INFORMATION

Name of organisation



Year levels offered



Manager/Other authorised leadership



Governing authority

Executive officer



Organisation address

Unit/Suite No.

Street No.

Street name

Suburb

State

Postcode

Telephone

Fax

Email

Website


Schools or locations using the curriculum



When completed,

this form is to be sent to the
ACARA Recognition Committee, which will
direct the Recognition Review Panel to assess the submission.


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Recognition of curriculum frameworks
as

meet
ing

the requirements of the Australian Curriculum


PART B: CURRICULUM FRAMEWORK

Name of organisation


Title of

the curriculum framework for which
national recognition
as meeting the
requirements of the
Australian Curriculum

is
being sought



Relevant publication details


Version


Evidence of ownership




Areas

of curriculum

to be addressed

Melbourne Declaration on Educational Goals for Young Australians

The ACARA Recognition

Committee and

Review Panel
are

particularly interested in the
extent to which the curriculum framework
aligns with the
Melbourne Declaration on
Educational Goals for Young Australians

(
www.acara.edu.au/curriculum/curriculum.html
)
,
specifically the expectations described within the goals, and
especially

the second goal.

Submissions need to demonstrate how the curriculum framework being submitted for
recognition will assist students to ‘b
ecome successful learners, confident and creative
individuals, and active and informed citizens’, taking account of the elaboration of this goal
on pages 8 and 9 of the Melbourne Declaration.

P
roponents need to demonstrate how their curriculum framework s
upports young people to
:



be successful learners, with specific attention to developing literacy, numeracy and ICT
capabilities



become confident and creative individuals, with specific attention to developing a
sense of self
-
worth, self
-
awareness and person
al identity to manage their emotional,
mental, spiritual and physical well
-
being



become

active and informed citizens.

Provide or attach detail about how the proposed curriculum framework will achieve these
goals.



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Recognition of curriculum frameworks
as

meet
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the requirements of the Australian Curriculum



Shape of the Australian Curriculum

The
ACARA Recognition

Committee and

Review Panel
are

particularly interested in the
extent to which the curriculum framework meets the principles and guidelines outlined in the
Shape of the Australian Curriculum

(
201
2
,
v
4
)
.

www.acara.edu.au/curriculum_1/curric
ulum_design_and_development.html

P
roponents need to demonstrate the extent to which their curriculum framework:



makes clear to teachers what is to be taught, and to students what they should learn
and what achievement is expected of them



builds on the assu
mptions that all students can learn and sets high standards that
apply to all learners while acknowledging the different rates at which students develop



connects with and builds on the Early Years Learning Framework (if at the appropriate
level)



helps to p
repare all young Australians to become fulfilled and competent citizens and
workers



provides students with an understanding of the past that has shaped the society,
culture and environment in which they are growing and developing, and with
knowledge, under
standing and skills that will help them in future.

Provide or attach detail about how the proposed curriculum framework addresses these
criteria.





Curriculum content and achievement standards in areas of learning

The ACARA Recognition

Committee and

Review Panel
are

particularly interested

in

the
extent to which the curriculum framework provides for students to learn the curriculum
content (knowledge, skills and understanding), and achieve the standards described in
relevant Australian Curriculum doc
uments for English, Mathematics, Science
,

History

and
Geography
.

Provide detail about how the curriculum framework addresses the Australian Curriculum
content and achievement standards for relevant learning areas and levels.

Include scope and sequence do
cuments with reference to the Australian Curriculum in
relevant learning areas and levels.

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that will support

a reasonable

assessment of similarities and differences
between Australian Curriculum and the submitted curriculum framework.
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Do not include detailed programming materials in the submission.




Attach a copy of, or a web link to the curriculum
framework, and specify relevant publishing
details for the curriculum framework so that it can be readily identified and referenced.


I CERTIFY THAT THIS IS A TRUE AND ACCURATE RECORD

(Manager/o
ther
a
uthorised
l
eadership)

Print name

Signature

Date





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meet
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the requirements of the Australian Curriculum


RECOGNITION RECOMMENDATION


Name of organisation



Identification of curriculum framework and expected longevity before revision



Learning areas and y
ear levels included in this
assessment














R敶iew P慮el 慳獥獳se湴

(office use only)

The
curriculum framework meets the criteria


Further information is required


The curriculum framework does not meet the criteria




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the requirements of the Australian Curriculum


[O
ffice use only
]

Review Panel
c
omment
and conditions applying to the recognition




Certified
o
n behalf of the ACARA Recognition Review Panel

Print name

Signature

Date


Certified
o
n behalf of the ACARA Recognition Committee



Print name

Signature

Date


Certified
o
n behalf of
the
ACARA
Board

Print name

Signature

Date





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the requirements of the Australian Curriculum


CHECKLIST FOR REQUIR
ED DOCUMENTATION

Copies of the following documents are attached

Documents (required)

Yes

No

1

Curriculum framework for which recognition is sought



2

Recognition recommendation report with identifying details entered




Curriculum (optional)

1

Documents or statements that exemplify alignment with the goals of the
Melbourne Declaration



2

Documents or statements that exemplify alignment with the
Shape of the
Australian Curriculum
, (
201
2
,
v
4
)



3

Documents or statements that exemplify alignment with the Australian
Curriculum




Manager or other authorised leadership

Print name



Signature

Date