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NAPLAN 2022 summary results

26 August 2022

The NAPLAN 2022 results detailing the long-term national and jurisdictional trends will be released towards the end of the year as usual. There will be no preliminary results release in August this year, as closer analysis is required due to lower than usual student participation rates as a result of the COVID pandemic, flu and floods.

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NAPLAN testing concludes for 2022

01 June 2022

NAPLAN has wrapped up for 2022 with a record 4.3 million tests successfully submitted by more than 1.2 million students in 9,315 campuses and schools across Australia.

This year marked the final year of transition to online testing with schools across Australia completing NAPLAN tests online.

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Consultation opens for Australian Curriculum: Languages

31 May 2022

Proposed revisions to the Australian Curriculum: Languages (German, Indonesian, Korean, Greek and Spanish) for Foundation – Year 10 (F–10) have been released for public comment on the public consultation website.

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The Australian Curriculum is moving from Version 8.4 to Version 9.0

26 April 2022

The Australian Curriculum Version 9.0 was approved by education ministers on 1 April 2022. It sets high expectations for what all students should know and be able to do, and supports improvement in Australia’s educational performance.


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ACARA CEO addresses The Age School Summit

23 March 2022

ACARA CEO, David de Carvalho, recently took to the stage as part of the annual The Age Schools Summit to discuss the Australian Curriculum.

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ACARA CEO addresses SMH School Summit

01 March 2021

ACARA CEO, David de Carvalho, recently took to the stage as part of the third annual Sydney Morning Herald Schools Summit to discuss the upcoming Australian Curriculum Review.

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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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