Melbourne Declaration

A declaration adopted by the 11th International Conference of the World Federation of the Right-to-Die Societies held in 1996 in Melbourne, which supports the autonomy of the terminally ill and their right to receive medical help to die if they so desire
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Also important to PBDL is Goal Two of the Melbourne Declaration on Educational Goals for Young Australians (2008), which states that successful learners 'have the essential skills in literacy and numeracy and are creative and productive users of technology, especially ICT, as a foundation for success in all learning areas' (pp.
The Melbourne Declaration on 'Responsible Nitrogen Management for a Sustainable Future' is available at www.
One sign is that policymakers have named this through inclusion in key strategic policy directions, such as the Melbourne declaration on educational goals for young Australians (Ministerial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs, 2008) almost a decade ago now.
The Melbourne Declaration (MCEETYA, 2008) sought to provide further opportunities within the Australian curriculum to achieve these ends.
in raising concerns regarding the increase in statistics in the new Senior Mathematics Curriculum, remind us of how the national curricula F-12 are intended to address the highly desirable goals of the Melbourne Declaration.
In SAC settings there is now greater importance placed on relationships and nurturing children's talents and interests, which is consistent with COAG aims for early years' reform and the Melbourne Declaration on Education Goals for Young Australians (MEECTYA, 2008).
Let us hope that the ideas shared at the consultation will lead to an evidence-based, rights-based and gender transformative response to HIV/AIDS, TB and effective public health programmes for all, irrespective of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religious or spiritual beliefs, sexual orientation and gender identity as envisaged in the Melbourne Declaration.
Do they truly want equity in education (as stated in the Melbourne Declaration, 2008) or are they exacerbating the growing gap between our advantaged and disadvantaged students?
The goals established at the Melbourne Declaration on Educational Goals for Young Australians (MCEETYA, 2008) were "about equity and social justice and improved learning outcomes for our most disadvantaged and isolated students" (Ewing, 2010, p.
For example, the preamble to The Melbourne Declaration (Ministerial Council on Education Employment Training & Youth Affairs [MCEETYA], 2008) focuses on the need for young Australians in the 21st century to consider the global implications of their education.
A guiding document behind the current attempts to develop the Australian national curriculum is the Melbourne declaration by state and federal ministers of education (Ministerial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs (MCEETYA), 2008).
It should be noted that in April 2011, the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA) announced that it would be progressively changing the name of the learning area LOTE to 'Languages' in line with nomenclature used in the 2008 Melbourne Declaration on Educational Goals for Young Australian and the new Australian Curriculum (VCAA, 2011).
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