[Linux-aus] FOSS in Edu? respond to ACARA - ACCE position paper
donna at cc.com.au
Wed May 16 10:26:40 EST 2012
Apologies for the cross-post.
The Australian Council for Computers in Education (ACCE) has released a
position paper on the place of computing in the new Australian
Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA)
Written in formal response to
Please take a moment to read the ACARA shape paper.
Please consider responding with your own submission to ACARA:
or to ACCE or your local ACCE affiliate
ICTEV, ICTENSW, QSITE, ITEANT, ECAWA, CEGSA, TASITE and the ACS.
Supporting ACCE's push to include Computing and Digital Technologies as
a subject (in addition to ICT inclusion as a "general capability"), with
supporting examples suitable for K-12 that promote the use of,
exploration of and participation in free and open source software and
hardware projects is a rare opportunity to promote the cause of tech
freedom in the school sector of our education system.
Donna Benjamin - Executive Director
Creative Contingencies - http://cc.com.au
ph +61 3 9326 9985 - mob +61 418 310 414
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