Book Chapter

Aligning curriculum, instruction and assessment

Natasha Ziebell, A Ong, D Clarke

Educating Australia: Challenges for the Decade Ahead | Melbourne University Press | Published : 2017


Recent curriculum reforms in Australia represent a major professional, public and personal investment at all levels of the education system. The implementation of the curriculum has a major influence on the entitlements of students to knowledge, understanding and opportunity, the professional identity of teachers in planning and executing instruction, and the aspirations of governments and communities. In turn, these outcomes are shaped by the alignment between the formal specification of the curriculum, teaching and learning practices, and assessment. Developing and aligning curriculum is a time-intensive process, complicated by the implementation of the Australian curriculum (2013) and sub..

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