Curriculum Specialist, The Arts at the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority.
Costa Loucopoulos is currently the Curriculum Specialist, The Arts at the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority. He has been an educator for over 25 years, initially as a secondary school teacher, then an education lecturer and course coordinator for pre-service teachers. His employers ranged from the Universities of Sydney, NSW and Western Sydney, through to The NSW Department of Education and the Board of Studies. Costa also ran his own training company called Erudio Educators Pty Ltd that engaged teachers in training based on the most current pedagogy and practices in their field. He concurrently set up and worked through True Quest Pty Ltd to assist disengaged or isolated members of the community in NSW and Queensland to reconnected to a sense of purpose in their careers. He is currently completing his Ph.D thesis on democratic relationships in the classroom, something he is deeply committed to.
The world that initially shaped our current senior secondary school system in Australia no longer exists. The workplace that our students will inhabit...