Figure 1.1 Guided Inquiry Design Process. (Kuhlthau, C., Maniotes, L and Caspari, A. 2012)


Welcome to the Australian Guided Inquiry Community!


On these pages, we present the theory and practice of Guided Inquiry, specially as it relates to the Australian Curriculum.  As this is a community, we want to share developing knowledge and practice about Guided Inquiry.  


Please contribute your experiences, units of work and scaffolds...


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Australian curriculum and inquiry 


Professional reading 

Units of work - primary 


Guided Inquiry presentations

Units of work - secondary 


Evidence-based practice 



We are actively seeking your contributions, so that we can together build up a portfolio of best practice in Guided Inquiry.

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Guided Inquiry: A spine for inquiry skills in the Australian Curriculum




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