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Expressions of Interest for the Australian Curriculum: Technologies curriculum writers and advisory group members

ACARA welcomes expressions of interest for the following roles:

Technologies curriculum writers and advisory group members.

*Expressions of Interest for Technologies curriculum writers *

To ensure that the curriculum written is of the highest quality, the selection process will take into consideration the level of experience and expertise in the Technologies learning area; experience in writing and developing curriculum and/or assessment beyond the classroom context; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively; and representation across stages of schooling.

In the Australian Curriculum, the Technologies learning area may include agriculture/primary industries, built environment, digital technologies, design, engineering, food technology and nutrition, graphics, materials and product design (eg metals, textiles, timber).

The writing team will comprise up to 6 writers and will include people with particular expertise across the stages of schooling F-6, 7-12 in addition to expertise in particular Technologies contexts.

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*Expressions of Interest for Technologies advisory group members for the writing phase*

Advisory group members will have extensive knowledge, understanding and expertise in the area of Technologies and experience in the development of curriculum and/or assessment.

The advisory group will assist ACARA and writing team/s by providing advice on draft curriculum including content descriptions, elaborations and achievement standards at key stages in the curriculum development process.

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Expressions of Interest for both roles close *Sunday 20 May 2012 at 5:00pm (AEST)*.

*Please send your application with the appropriate attachments and subject: Technologies EOI Writer or Technologies EOI Advisor to *

If you have any questions regarding ACARA‚s expressions of interest for curriculum writers or advisory group members, please contact Julie King, Senior Project Officer, on 02 8098 3106 or email

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