Chair of Australian Curriculum to speak in Perth

August 2, 2010

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Professor Barry McGaw, Chair of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority, will speak on driving education reform on Tuesday, August 24, at Murdoch University’s Banksia Association Lecture.

Professor McGaw will talk about the new public reporting of school performance through the My School website to improve the performance of Australian schools.

He will also reflect on the risks that accompany these changes and the evidence on benefits and risks from other countries that have used similar strategies.

Each year Murdoch University invites a Banksia Association member of national or international standing to deliver the lecture on a topic of interest. The Banksia Association Lecture is open to the public.

‘Driving education reform with curriculum reform and public accountability’

Date: Tuesday 24 August 2010
Time: 6.00pm
Venue: Kim E Beazley Lecture Theatre
Murdoch University
90 South Street
WA 6150
Parking: Free parking in Car Park 3

RSVP: By Tuesday 17 August 2010 to or 9360 6176

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