Kennedy, Kerry J., "The Policy Context of Curriculum Reform in Australia in the 1980's," Australian Journal of Education, 32 (No. 3, 1988), 357-374.*


Reviews the move to adapt an instrument approach to curriculum determination in Australia in the 1980s in order to meet new material needs but which failed to take local teachers and students into account in implementing the new policies.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Change

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum History, Curriculum Implementation, Core Mandates


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