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Australian Curriculum for Mathematics: Overdue Reform or Same Old Same Old
August 18, 2021
Curriculum reform is always front-page news when it comes to a traditional disciplinary area such as mathematics.
While it might seem that the subject matter of mathematics is universal, highly procedural, and unquestionable in structure and rigour, changes to what and how mathematics is taught have been happening in many countries for some time now.
Dr Phil Lambert, Adjunct Professor, University of Sydney and Ellen Koshland, Founder, Australian Learning Lecture, have written an opinion piece arguing that one of the reasons Australia is falling behind in its international ranking is because the criteria for success have changed and we haven’t changed with it.