Australia’s school curriculum: what are the proposed changes, and what’s the fuss about ‘invasion’?

Australia’s school curriculum: what are the proposed changes, and what’s the fuss about ‘invasion’?

The Guardian

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The education minister has criticised references to colonisation. But are the revisions so different from what is currently taught?

On Thursday, the body in charge of reviewing what Australian students are taught released hundreds of pages of proposed changes to the curriculum.

Among the many suggestions, the education minister, Alan Tudge, singled out for criticism the references to Australia’s colonisation by the British and the use of the word “invasion”.

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