We will improve the learning of all young Australians

My School updated with 2019 Semester 1 (Term 1 and 2) student attendance data

13 November 2019

Today the My School website has been updated with school student attendance rates for Semester 1 (Term 1 and 2) of 2019. 

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NSW curriculum review contributes to national process

22 October 2019

The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) has welcomed the release of the Interim Report of the NSW Curriculum Review today.

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Student–teacher ratio and class sizes

16 September 2019

Recent media coverage has reported on class sizes across Australia using data from ACARA.

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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).

New resources on the Australian Curriculum website

10 September 2019

The Australian Curriculum website has been updated with new resources for teachers.

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Updated data now available on the National Report on Schooling data portal

30 August 2019

ACARA’s interactive resource, the National Report on Schooling data portal, has been updated with new data from the 2018 Nationally Consistent Collection of Data (NCCD) on school students with disability.

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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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