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Thursday, 28 Jan 2016

Revised format for 2016 HSC Aboriginal Studies written examination


Who needs to read this notice:
Curriculum co-ordinators
HSC co-ordinators
Head Teachers HSIE
HSIE Teachers

The format of the HSC Aboriginal Studies written examination has been revised for 2016. The new format will comprise:

  • An examination paper containing all of the questions for Sections I, II and III
  • A separate source booklet.

A sample of the revised HSC Aboriginal Studies examination format is on the Aboriginal Studies syllabus page of the BOSTES website.

For more information, contact:
Michelle Aspery
Head, Test Development
Examining and Testing
(02) 9367 8372