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School-based bushfire education: advancing teaching and learning for risk reduction and resilience

@inproceedings{Towers2019SchoolbasedBE,
  title={School-based bushfire education: advancing teaching and learning for risk reduction and resilience},
  author={▌Briony Towers},
  year={2019}
}
In response to Recommendation 6 of the 2009 Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission, the topic of bushfire has been incorporated into the Australian school curriculum. To support the implementation of this new curriculum content, fire agencies and education authorities have invested in a range of bushfire education programs and resources. Research in the field of school-based bushfire education has also intensified. Drawing on key findings from a suite of recent Australian studies, this paper… 
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