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Providing a curriculum: The A.C.T. experiment

Collins, C. (1989) Providing a curriculum: The A.C.T. experiment. Curriculum perspectives, 9 (2). pp. 56-61.


In these conservative days when rhetoric about top-down steering capacity is automatically intoned, and a management ideology is cemented through astronomical salaries for education bureaucrats, it is time for historians to resurrect and appraise the last push in the opposite direction. I refer to the revisionist, anti-hierarchical movement commonly called progressivism, which gathered force in the late '60s, making its presence felt most strongly in the Whitlam era...

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Education
Publisher: Australian Curriculum Studies Association
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