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Thursday, 15 Jan 2015

Minor amendment to examination specifications for Stage 6 Design and Technology


Who needs to read this notice:
Curriculum co-ordinators
HSC co-ordinators
Head Teachers Technology
Design and Technology teachers

The examination specifications for the stage 6 Design and Technology have been slightly amended.

Implementation of the amended examination specifications will commence for the 2015 HSC and beyond.

The amendments to the examination specifications are:

  • Section III will consist of one extended response question worth 15 marks (instead of being a structured extended response)
  • The question will have an expected length of response of around four pages of an examination writing booklet (approximately 600 words) in total. (This part of the specification has not changed).

The amended examination specifications are available to download from the HSC syllabus page of the BOSTES website.

For more information, contact:
Peter Thompson
Inspector, Technology Education
(02) 9367 8454
Helen Bristow
Manager, Examining and Testing

(02) 9367 8095