NAP sample – science literacy assessments start
15 October 2018
Number of schools: 560. Number of students: 11,200. Runs 15 October – 2 November.
The NAP sample assessments are a suite of tests, deployed in a three-yearly cycle, which monitor student achievement in science literacy, ICT literacy, and civics and citizenship. This year is science literacy.Read more
ACARA CEO Robert Randall advises of his decision to move on in 2019
27 September 2018
Robert Randall will not be seeking a further three-year term as CEO of ACARA when his contract ends in 2019, he will continue in the role for the transition period.
From ACARA's Board Chair, Ms Belinda Robinson:
Robert Randall, ACARA’s CEO, has advised me that he will not seek a further term as CEO when his current three-year term ends in February 2019. I speak on behalf of the entire ACARA Board, past and present, when I give my sincere thanks to Rob for his contribution over the years.
No review of the Australian Curriculum
17 September 2018
Contrary to media speculation over the weekend, there is no review of the Australian Curriculum underway, and there is no ‘shift’ away from what has been agreed for Australia’s students to learn in school.Read more