Chair of Australian Curriculum to speak in Perth August 2, 2010 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 Murdoch WA 6150 Parking: Free parking in Car Park 3 RSVP: By Tuesday 17 August 2010 to firstname.lastname@example.org or 9360 6176 Print This Post Media contact: Jo Manning Tel: (08) 9360 2474 | Mobile: 0408 201 309 | Email: email@example.com Categories: General, Events, School of Education Tags: banksia association lecture, barry mcgaw, chair of the australian curriculum assessment and reporting authority, curriculum, my school, public reporting, school performance Leave a comment Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website You can use these tags : <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> We read every comment and will make every effort to approve each new comment within one working day. To ensure speedy posting, please keep your comments relevant to the topic of discussion, free of inappropriate language and in-line with the editorial integrity of this newsroom. If not, your comments may not be published. Thanks for commenting!