The Abbott government plans to abolish a "politically correct" course.The course requires students to learn mathematics while also learning indigenousculture.The course also guides students to give "reasonable" answers rather than accurate answers.
Australia EducationstandardKevin Donnelly, director of the Education Standards Institute, criticized the current teaching curriculum as "only breadth but no depth", and believed that "academic rigor" needs to be strengthened.
"The scope of the teacher's teaching is too wide, and this situation is particularly prominent in elementary schools. This has led to a lack of focus on learning for students, and they can only learn something." Donnelly said.
"Teachers use'reasonable' toCriticsStudents’ math homework, this practice needs to be reviewed.Australia needs rigorous science and mathematics courses to improve student performance, so as to maintain Australia's economic competitiveness in the future. "Payne said.