We will improve the learning of all young Australians

Release of new data on the National Report on Schooling Data Portal

19 July 2017

ACARA’s interactive resource, the National Report on Schooling Data Portal, has today been updated with available 2016 data. 

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New-look Australian Curriculum website launched

12 July 2017

Today the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) has released a revamped Australian Curriculum website.

The new website features: an updated look and feel, content that is easier to find through a new ‘filter’ option on the homepage, and greater prominence of parent information and student diversity information on the home page.

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Coming soon – a new-look Australian Curriculum website!

06 July 2017

Next week we will be releasing a new-look Australian Curriculum website. We have listened to feedback and hope you will enjoy the enhancements to the site. These improvements include a fresh look and feel, and a new ‘filter’ option on the home page that will make content easier to find.

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Charles Fadel’s presentation 'The New Success'

29 June 2017

Charles Fadel is the Founder of the Center for Curriculum Redesign, Visiting Practitioner at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, and chairs the Education Committee advising the OECD.  

His recent presentation 'The New Success' is now available online in both its full (Charles Fadel complete lecture) and abbreviated form (17 minutes) - Charles Fadel highlights

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Update on transition to NAPLAN Online

14 April 2017

Moving NAPLAN online by 2019 has been a goal of all Australian states and territories for several years now. NAPLAN Online will result in better assessment, more precise results and faster turnaround of information.

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Student demonstration videos on Mathematics Proficiencies resource

08 February 2017

The Mathematics Proficiencies resource on the Australian Curriculum website has been updated with student demonstration videos to accompany student worksheets. The annotated clips feature students at different year levels demonstrating the understanding, fluency, problem-solving and reasoning proficiency a

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ACARA - Assessment


We run the National Assessment Program – the national tests students sit in school – including NAPLAN.

We undertake a range of research activities to deliver NAPLAN tests in an online environment in the future.

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