"Lyn Yates is a leading Australian education researcher and teacher educator. She is a past president of the Australian Association for Research in Education, a fellow of the Australian Academy of Social Science, and has served on the Australian Research Council College of Experts and the executive of the Australian Curriculum Studies Association. Cherry Collins is a leading Australian curriculum scholar. She has held positions in Education at Deakin University, the Australian Council for Educational Research, Murdoch University and the University of Canberra. In Canberra, she was a member of the ACT Schools Authority and chaired its Curriculum Standing Committee; in Perth she was a member of the Curriculum Standing Committee of the WA Secondary Education Authority. Kate O'Connor completed an honours degree in public policy at the University of Melbourne and has been the project officer for the ARC funded Discovery Project School Knowledge, Working Knowledge and the Knowing Subject- A Review of State Curriculum Policies 1975-2005."