Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards news
BOSTES has commenced the development of a NSW Stage 6 Aboriginal Languages Content Endorsed Course (CEC). This was announced by Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Victor Dominello.
The course will contribute to pattern of study requirements for the HSC and will appear on school leavers’ Record of School Achievement. It is intended to be flexible in its delivery and is available as a 1 or 2 Unit course and a Preliminary and/or HSC course. Content Endorsed Courses are not externally examined and do not contribute to the calculation of a student’s Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR). Preliminary grades and HSC results will be on the basis of school assessment programs.
BOSTES will follow its established syllabus development process that includes consultation with teachers, community members and other key stakeholders. Details of dates for consultation will be provided through the BOSTES website and Bulletin news items.
The new course, to be developed during 2015, will include objectives, outcomes and content that will clarify students' learning.
Interested writers are invited to submit an Expression of Interest to the BOSTES Register of Curriculum writers.
For more information, contact:
Dr Christine Evans
Chief Education Officer, Aboriginal Education
(02) 9367 8198