Consensus Moderation

The November edition of the 11to12 Circular provided details to schools of Consensus Moderation in 2019. Principals and Moderation and Standards contacts at schools will be sent an email in March with information on how to register for Consensus Moderation in 2019. This email will contain the link to the registration page. Teachers identified by the school to participate in consensus moderation for each course offered will need the information contained in the email to register and to ensure the correct materials are provided at the meeting.

For enquiries relating to consensus moderation please email consensus.moderation@scsa.wa.edu.au or contact Mandy Hudson on 9273 6755

Why?

Consensus moderation provides opportunities for teachers to build common understandings of the course standards that underpin comparability. Comparability between schools ensures fairness for all students.

Which courses?

Courses in Consensus Moderation in 2019
ATAR Courses

Year 12

Accounting and Finance Health Studies
Arabic Human Biology
Career and Enterprise Italian: Second Language
Chinese: First Language Japanese: Second Language
Dance Outdoor Education
French: Second Language Psychology

Year 11

Dance Music (Practical component only)
Modern History  
General Courses

Year 12

Applied Information Technology Materials Design and Technology Textiles
Career and Enterprise Materials Design and Technology Wood
Children, Family and the Community Mathematics Essential
Engineering Studies Media Production and Analysis
Materials Design and Technology Metal Outdoor Education

Year 11

Children, Family and the Community Materials Design and Technology Textiles
Engineering Studies Materials Design and Technology Wood
Materials Design and Technology Metal 

Foundation

Year 12

English  

During Term 1 2019, each school will be required to register one teacher for each of the courses above that the school is delivering. Registration details will be made available in March. Teachers are reminded that they need to have procedures in place to ensure that all marked student work is retained for moderation purposes.

Who?

Participation in consensus moderation is compulsory for all schools delivering a course in the list above.

During Term 1 2019, each school will be required to register one teacher for each of the selected courses that the school is delivering. This should be a teacher who is currently teaching the course.

Details of the teacher registration process will be provided to schools in March.

When?

The consensus moderation process will be conducted in two blocks of 3 weeks duration. The first in Term 2 from Weeks 7 to 9 (Monday 10 June 2019 to Friday 28 June 2019) and the second in Term 3 from Weeks 2 to 4 (Monday 29 July to Friday 16 August).