Philosophy and Ethics in Western Australian Secondary Schools
MetadataShow full item record
The introduction of Philosophy and Ethics to the Western Australian Certificate of Education courses in 2008 brought philosophy into the Western Australian secondary school curriculum for the first time. How philosophy came to be included is part of a larger story about the commitment and perseverance of a relatively small number of Australian educators and their belief in the value of introducing philosophical communities of inquiry into school classrooms through a revised pedagogy which could sit comfortably with an outcomes-based education system.
This is an Author's Accepted Manuscript of an article published in the Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2013, copyright Taylor & Francis, available online at: <a href="http://www.tandfonline.com/">http://www.tandfonline.com/</a>. doi: 10.1080/00131857.2013.771444
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Men's Sheds function and philosophy: Towards a framework for future research and men's health promotionWilson, N.; Cordier, Reinie; Doma, K.; Misan, G.; Vaz, Sharmila (2015)© 2015 Australian Health Promotion Association. Issue addressed The Men's Shed movement supports a range of men's health promotion initiatives. This paper examines whether a Men's Shed typology could inform future research ...
Barry, Michele; Hauck, Yvonne; O'Donoghue, T.; Clarke, S. (2013)Background: Midwifery has developed its own philosophy to formalise its unique identity as a profession. Newly-graduated midwives are taught, and ideally embrace, this philosophy during their education. However, embarking ...
Jonescu, Emil (2012)Historically, people have been detained in custodial institutions deemed appropriate no matter how deplorable their conditions. Criminality, considered an illness, was treated by segregated punishment and to varying degrees ...