Keep up to date with the latest information about school curriculum and assessment, standards and certification of student achievement in Western Australia.

In this edition:

General Information, SIRS and Enrolments

How to Search for WA Student Numbers in SIRS

School Leaders, SIRS users

Schools have the ability to search in SIRS for a student’s WASN.


Introduction to SIRS 2019 – Secondary Schools

SIRS users, School Leaders

Secondary schools are invited to send Student Information Records System (SIRS) users to a familiarisation seminar.


Registration of students on the Student Information Records System (SIRS) in 2019

School Leaders, SIRS users

Schools and other education providers are asked to note that Thursday, 14 February 2019 is the first due date for student registrations.


Western Australian Student Number (WASN) requests for 2019

SIRS Administrators, School Leaders

Requesting Western Australian Student Numbers for new students.


Collection of Year 12 students’ achievement data – 2018

Principals, Schools Leaders, Teachers

Early reminder to schools that the Year 12 achievement data is due to the School Curriculum and Standards Authority by Thursday, 1 November 2018.


Moderation

2019 Externally Set Task (EST) content for all Year 12 General and Foundation courses

Year 12 coordinators, Principals and EST coordinators

The EST is based on Unit 3 syllabus content and schools are advised that the syllabus content, highlighted within the document, is now available in the Assessment section of the School Curriculum and Standards Authority Years 11 and 12 website.


Examinations

Opportunity to join examining panels for the 2019 ATAR course examinations

Teachers, TAFE and University Lecturers

The School Curriculum and Standards Authority invites applications from current and retired teachers and TAFE and University Lecturers to participate in the development of the 2019 ATAR course examinations.


Consequences of not sitting examinations in 2018

Teachers, School Leaders, WACE Coordinators

Students who do not sit an ATAR course examination will not have their school grades for that ATAR Year 12 course count towards meeting any of the WACE requirements.


Dictionaries permitted for use in the English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EAL/D) ATAR course examinations

Heads of Learning Area – English, EAL/D Teachers

Update on dictionaries permitted for use in the English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EAL/D) ATAR course examinations.


Adjustments made to the 2018 Year 12 Information Handbook Part II in relation to Dictionaries approved for use in Languages ATAR course examinations 2018

Heads of Languages, Languages Teachers

Adjustments made to the 2018 Year 12 Information Handbook Part II in relation to Dictionaries approved for use in Languages ATAR course examinations 2018


Vocational Education and Training (VET)

Integrity Checks of Students’ Vocational Education and Training (VET) Achievements 2018

Principals, Deputy Principals, VET Coordinators

Schools will have received a letter from Ms Vanessa Peters, Manager – Data and Certification advising them of the intention of the School Curriculum and Standard Authority (the Authority) to undertake integrity checks of students’ VET achievements.


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