There has been a need to write a second ACCE position paper for ACARA.  Read about the second position paper and contribute to the discussion.

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ACCE recommends an approach to curriculum that is visionary and acknowledges the uncertain, the unknown, the dynamic, and the exciting nature of computing. Computing and Digital technologies  extends far beyond the notion of computing as programming, and proposes a curriculum area that is inseparable from human thought, action, interaction and identity.

Read more about ICT and the Australian Curriculum and contribute to the discussion!

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The Australian Curriculum as presented by ACARA, acknowledges the importance of ICT as both a general capability (GC) and as a learning area in partnership with Design and Technology (the ‘Technologies’).

Currently there is no published curriculum documentation for ICT Competence as a GC. Rather its place in the Australian Curriculum is recognised within each of the four published learning areas through embedding in content descriptions and/or achievement standards.  As a learning area, work is just beginning on determining ICT’s ‘conceptual’ home and its content.

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