22 Feb Cross-curriculum priority : Asia and Australia¹s engagement with Asia
The ‘organising ideas’ for the Asia priority provide enormous possibilities for embedding Studies of Asia across the curriculum. Your response to the latest version of the ‘organising ideas’ for the Asia priority in the Australian Curriculum are most welcome.
Asia and its diversity
OI.1 The peoples and countries of Asia are diverse in ethnic background, traditions, cultures, belief systems and religions.
OI.2 Interrelationships between humans and the diverse environments in Asia shape the region and have global implications.
Achievements and contributions of the peoples of Asia
OI.3 The peoples and countries of Asia have contributed and continue to contribute to world history and human endeavour.
OI.4 The arts and literature of Asia influence aesthetic and creative pursuits within Australia, the region and globally.
OI.5 Collaboration and engagement with the peoples of Asia support effective regional and global citizenship.
OI.6 Australia is part of the Asia region and our histories from ancient times to the present are linked.
OI.7 Australians play a significant role in social, cultural, political and economic developments in the Asia region.
OI.8 Australians of Asian heritage have influenced Australia’s history and continue to influence its dynamic culture and society.
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