We will improve the learning of all young Australians

Updated Measurement Framework for Schooling in Australia

09 January 2020

Today, the updated Measurement Framework for Schooling in Australia has been published on the ACARA website, following the Education Council's endorsement.

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My School updated with 2019 Term 3 student attendance data

11 December 2019

Today, the My School website has been updated with school student attendance rates for Term 3, 2019.

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Updated data available on the National Report on Schooling Data Portal

10 December 2019

Today, ACARA’s interactive resource, the National Report on Schooling Data Portal, has been updated with new data on schools and schooling.

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Monitoring the effectiveness of the Australian Curriculum

20 January 2020

The Monitoring the Effectiveness of the Foundation – Year 10 Australian Curriculum 2019 report (PDF 2.2.mb) is now available.

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Helping teachers keep young people safe online

13 December 2019

Today, ACARA has published a resource to help teachers identify existing content in the Australian Curriculum, which supports the teaching and learning of online safety.

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Annual report 2018–19

16 October 2019

ACARA’s annual report for the reporting period 1 July 2018 – 30 June 2019 is now available (PDF 6 mb).

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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