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ERIC Number: EJ594736
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0046-208X
Testing the Benchmarks: Literacy and Year 7.
Sawyer, Wayne
English in Australia, n124 p8-15 Apr 1999
Discusses Margaret Gills's theory of two discourses operating in "the politics of literacy": (1) the discourse that stresses a broad ranging notion of literacy and warns against a narrow, functional definition; and (2) the discourse that argues that Australia is in the middle of a major literary crisis. Asks what problem the National Literacy Benchmarks are meant to solve. (NH)
Australian Association for the Teaching of English, P.O. Box 3203, Norwood, South Australia 5067, Australia; e-mail:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia