The school year has started with excitement and anticipation, moving out of the shadows and impacts of last year.
In the next few weeks we have some major, national and religious events that we can acknowledge in our schools. They provide the opportunity to examine the Australian Curriculum’s general capability of Intercultural Understanding and examining some of the stated and unstated values in our everyday context.
As this week is History week in NSW, we thought we would flavour our blogs with a focus on history. The History Council of NSW’s theme is Life and Death. Possibly a slightly macabre theme for young children so I’ve highlighted these two ideas separately…
It’s History Week in NSW: 1-9 September 2018. Formal activities include: NSW Premier’s History Awards, which start a little earlier on 31 August, and the Annual History Lecture and Awards on 4 September.