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How the national curriculum abolishes Australian citizenship

28 May 2021

4:00 AM

28 May 2021

4:00 AM

The draft national curriculum for schools is seeking to teach the next generation of Australians a progressive and utopian view of global citizenship, just as the global COVID-19 shutdown and the resurgence of authoritarian nation-states have exposed the intellectual bankruptcy of that ideology.  

In so doing the curriculum’s own designers have abrogated their much-vaunted commitment to also teach “Critical and Creative Thinking”, as their globalist world-view is woven into the fabric of the curriculum, without any examination of how it might conflict with the “Realist” perspective of a world order constituted by independent nation-states. 

In studying the draft curriculum for Humanities and Social Sciences, released by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority, we see many phrases like “the...

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