History in the Making

A collection of Teaching and Learning Programs based on the Australian Curriculum for primary students to wonder about the past by actively engaging in the historical inquiry process.​

History in the Making


Project Description

​This project was a Professional Learning experience for primary teachers of History, providing a framework to write teaching and learning programs based on their implementation of the Australian History Curriculum. The outcome is a range of AC History units published as an online teacher resource to be shared with the wider Education community. The Association of Independent Schools of Western Australia (AISWA) developed and managed the project, led by Maree Whiteley, AISWA Humanities Consultant and Primary Years Consultant for the History Teachers Association Australia (HTAA). AISWA acknowledge the collaboration of the History Teachers Association of Victoria (HTAV) during the writing phase of this project.


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