New curriculum chief appointed to national body

A FORMER Vice-Chancellor at three universities will head the nation's top curriculum authority, Education Minister Christopher Pyne announced yesterday.

Mr Pyne appointed Emeritus Professor Steven Schwartz to lead the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority as well as four other new board members.

He will join former education department public servants from all states and territories except Queensland on the authority's board.

Prof Schwartz leads the Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences.



What’s got the Coffs Coast talking?

Premium Content What’s got the Coffs Coast talking?

From Glenreagh’s top dog to traffic lights at Woolgoolga.

Police nab P-plate drink driver after tip off from public

Premium Content Police nab P-plate drink driver after tip off from public

High range drink-driver dobbed in by member of the public.

Vote leaves airport hotel on the cards

Premium Content Vote leaves airport hotel on the cards

Cr Paul Amos failed in his bid to rule it out.