An analysis of 'C21 curriculum policy' within Australian contexts

Zahira P A Abdulla Kunhi

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

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The aim of this thesis was to analyse the production and enactment of 'C21 curriculum' policy across a range of contexts in Australia. It investigates how a 'C21 curriculum policy' was conceived at the national level and enacted at the State level (WA) as well as within selected local private schools. A modified 'policy trajectory' framework was used to generate research questions for this qualitative study, based on the four main contexts of policy processes: influences, policy text production, enactment and outcomes. Research findings reveal tensions among policy actors and processes, which serve as 'policy
learning' for the 21st century.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • The University of Western Australia
  • Vidovich, Lesley, Supervisor
  • O'Donoghue, Thomas, Supervisor
Thesis sponsors
Award date20 Mar 2019
Publication statusUnpublished - 2019


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