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Thursday, 12 May 2016

Consultation on Visual Arts Stage 6 draft syllabus amendments

Consultation will begin soon on amendments to the Visual Arts Stage 6 syllabus, which are currently being drafted by BOSTES. The amendments will provide greater clarity and guidance to assist teachers with syllabus implementation.

BOSTES welcomes the views and opinions of teachers from across all education sectors, and from the broader community. Consultation will occur during Term 2 via an online survey and face to face meetings at various NSW locations. Feedback will be used to finalise the amendments to the syllabus.

 Dates for consultation meetings are:

Sydney Metropolitan



8 June


4pm - 6pm

15 June


4pm - 6pm

16 June


4pm - 6pm



6 June


4pm - 6pm

9 June

Wagga Wagga

4pm - 6pm

14 June


4pm - 6pm



Online registration for consultation meetings will be available on the BOSTES website from Monday 23 May.

Attending a consultation meeting will contribute 2 hours of QTC registered PD (addressing 6.2.2.and 7.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers) towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

For ongoing information about the Visual Arts Stage 6 syllabus, subscribe to the BOSTES Bulletin and follow BOSTES on Twitter @Arts BOSTES, @NewsAtBOSTES.

For more information, contact:
Rosemary Gorman
Inspector, Creative Arts
(02) 9367 8161