Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards news
BOSTES Literacy and Numeracy tests for students planning to leave school before completing the HSC, remain open until Friday 18 September (end of Term 3), then re-open on Tuesday 6 October (beginning of Term 4). The tests are available between 9am and 4pm on school days, to enable schools to schedule them as close as possible to a student’s leaving date.
Students can sit a short demonstration test to get familiar with the look and feel of the tests, which focus on the literacy and numeracy skills required for employment and further education. They are adaptive, so students receive questions aimed at their ability level based on their responses.
The results are displayed to students immediately on completion, and a test report – to show employers – is available the following day via their Students Online account. The results are also immediately available to teachers, and reports are available the following day via Schools Online.
Information on how to enrol for the tests can be found in Schools Online > Online Testing.
For more information, contact:
Acting Head, Examinations and Marker Support
(02) 9367 8223