We will improve the learning of all young Australians

New Australian Curriculum website now live

09 May 2022

The new Australian Curriculum website, hosting the updated and approved Australian Curriculum, Version 9.0, has been launched. The specially built website, v9.australiancurriculum.edu.au has been designed with teachers for teachers.

The new Australian Curriculum sets high expectations and standards for what all students should know and be able to do, and was endorsed by education ministers on 1 April 2022.

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NAPLAN begins on Tuesday 10 May

09 May 2022

The annual NAPLAN assessment begins tomorrow, with 1.2 million students set to take the test in more than 9,500 schools and campuses across Australia. 

This year marks the final year of transition to online testing, with all schools across Australia now participating in NAPLAN tests online.  


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Release of the National Report on Schooling in Australia 2020 and data portal

13 April 2022

The National Report on Schooling in Australia for 2020 has been released, along with new 2021 data on schooling on the interactive National Report on Schooling Data Portal.

The report release coincides with updated statistics on the data portal.

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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

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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