What Are the Benefits of a National Curriculum?

March 21, 2015

Barry McGaw, Chair of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority, discusses the driving forces behind Australia’s adoption of a national curriculum and how it benefits students across the country. McGaw was at Yale in March 2015 when he delivered a lecture for “Leading Educational Reforms: Opportunities and Challenges Ahead,” the second leadership program for Brazilian leaders hosted by Yale and organized in conjunction with the Lemann Foundation. This video is part of the Yale Global Perspectives series. To learn more about Yale and the world, visit http://world.yale.edu.