Curriculum Reform Communities

What are Curriculum Reform Communities (CRC)?

CRC will support schools with the implementation of new syllabuses and the development of school contextualised curriculum. CRC will:

  • share information about the curriculum reform process and provide access to support materials
  • build capacity of teachers to lead curriculum change
  • provide a vehicle for curriculum collaboration within and between schools.


Why join a CRC?

  • To support teachers in leading curriculum reform in their schools.
  • Capture teacher voice and feedback regarding the department’s support for curriculum implementation.

  • Keep schools informed on the progress of curriculum reform changes.

  • Disseminate and share information and the latest support materials related to syllabus familiarisation and implementation.

  • Assist in collaborative leadership practice across schools.

  • Accurate and consistent key messages to ensure curriculum changes and expectations are clear for schools.
  • Timely updates on the status of curriculum reform.
  • Support resources that include quick links to the latest universal resources.
  • Professional learning that can be used to lead school curriculum change.
  • Opportunities to learn and share practice with teachers from other schools.

  • CRC are geographically defined.

  • Each CRC has a leader. They will disseminate information to school coordinators who will share this information with their schools.

  • CRC will be supported by Education Standards – Learning Improvement curriculum advisors.

  • There will be regular communication and support, including teaching and learning resources and professional learning.

How do I join a CRC?

Access the CRC map (staff only) to locate your closest Curriculum Reform Community.

How can I get involved?

CRC are led by leaders, supported by school coordinators and Educational Standards – Learning Improvement curriculum advisors.

Cost

There is no cost to attend meetings or belong to a CRC.

  • To meet and work collaboratively with Educational Standards – Learning Improvement curriculum advisors to understand updates and information about curriculum reform. This communication will be in a digital space specifically developed for this purpose.
  • To disseminate information to school coordinators in their community.
  • Facilitate meetings with their community supported by professional learning, resources and links to expertise to ensure success.
  • Facilitate consultation.
  • Attend meetings after 3.30 pm.

  • To ensure that school leadership teams and staff are kept up to date with curriculum reform information.
  • Represent their school as the teacher voice with consultation and discussion on curriculum reform.
  • Attend meetings and disseminate information to their school.

FAQs

Visit our frequently asked questions page for further information.

Contact us

For further information, email: crc@det.nsw.edu.au.

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