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Presentation
Specifying and Assessing Knowledge and Skills for Life
2008 – Touching the Future: Building Skills for Life and Work
  • Geoff N Masters, ACER
Publication Date
8-1-2008
Comments
Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER). Research Conference (13th : 2008 : Brisbane)
Abstract
In my presentation to this year’s Research Conference I will be taking as my starting point the proposition that a fundamental purpose of schooling is to provide every student with knowledge and skills to equip them for life beyond school. While acknowledging that schooling has broader purposes, I will argue that there are some fundamental understandings and skills that all students should develop during their school years, and that every student should be expected to demonstrate an acceptable level of these skills and understandings by the time they leave school.
Citation Information
Geoff N Masters. "Specifying and Assessing Knowledge and Skills for Life" (2008)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/geoff_masters/150/