Title

Waves of Change: The Critical Role of Assessment, Reporting and Accreditation in Senior Secondary Curriculum Reform in WA, 1975-2005

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publisher

Melbourne University Press

Faculty

Faculty of Education and Arts

School

School of Education

RAS ID

13079

Comments

This chapter was originally published as: Leggett, B., & White, R. (2011). Waves of change: The critical role of assessment, reporting and accreditation in senior secondary curriculum reform in WA, 1975-2005. In L. Yates, C. Collins, & K. O'Connor (Eds.), Australia's curriculum dilemmas: State cultures and the big issues (pp. 240-260). Carlton, Australia: Melbourne University Press. Original book available here

Abstract

In this chapter the authors describe, analyse and reflect on two waves of change in the secondary curriculum in Western Australia. They include discussion of the drivers for the changes and the pivotal role of assessment, reporting and accreditation in determining the success, or otherwise, of the implementation phases.