We will improve the learning of all young Australians

My School updated with 2022 Semester 1 (Term 1 and 2) student attendance data

16 November 2022

Today the My School website has been updated with school student attendance rates for Semester 1 (Term 1 and 2) of 2022.  

Attendance data are reported as all students, Indigenous students and non-Indigenous students. Data is suppressed where student numbers are less than or equal to five students. 

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NAPLAN 2022 National Report and Test Incidents Report released

31 October 2022

Today we have released the 2022 NAPLAN National Report, with results mostly stable at a national level from 2021 to 2022, apart from a decline in Year 5 numeracy and Year 9 spelling.     

This report provides nationally comparable data on the 2022 national and state/territory results for each test domain and year level assessed, and for each year level by gender, Indigenous status and language background other than English.  

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ACARA Annual Report 2021–22

24 October 2022

ACARA has published its annual report that documents ACARA’s performance and operations for the 2021–22 financial year. 

Visit the 'ACARA reports and publications' page of this website to view the annual report.


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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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