Organisation

Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority

Acronym
ACARA
Owning Institution
Description

ACARA was established under Section 5 of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority Act (Cth) on 8 December 2008. ACARA’s functions include development of national curriculum, administration of national assessments and associated reporting on schooling in Australia. ACARA’s strategic directions are set by its Charter and any other written instructions from the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Education Council.

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Report

13 Dec 2018

This report shows that national student performance in ICT literacy has remained stable, compared to the previous sample assessments held in 2014.

Report

4 Jul 2018

The National Report on Schooling in Australia 2016 addresses the eight areas of commitment to action specified in the Melbourne Declaration. It describes the national policy and reporting context for school education in Australia and reports against the nationally agreed key performance measures (KPMs) for...

Report

13 Dec 2017

NAPLAN data provide parents, schools, governments and the non-government school sectors with important information about whether young Australians are reaching important educational goals.

Report

24 May 2017

The National Report on Schooling in Australia 2014 is an annual report on Australia’s school education sector. It has been produced by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) on behalf of the Education Council.

Report

13 Dec 2016

Introduction

About ACARA

The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) is an independent authority focused on improving the learning of all young Australians through a national curriculum, the national assessment program and a national data collection and reporting program....

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Report

13 Dec 2018

This report shows that national student performance in ICT literacy has remained stable, compared to the previous sample assessments held in 2014.

Report

4 Jul 2018

The National Report on Schooling in Australia 2016 addresses the eight areas of commitment to action specified in the Melbourne Declaration. It describes the national policy and reporting context for school education in Australia and reports against the nationally agreed key performance measures (KPMs) for...

Report

13 Dec 2017

NAPLAN data provide parents, schools, governments and the non-government school sectors with important information about whether young Australians are reaching important educational goals.

Report

24 May 2017

The National Report on Schooling in Australia 2014 is an annual report on Australia’s school education sector. It has been produced by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) on behalf of the Education Council.

Report

15 Mar 2017

ACARA has released its fifth National Assessment Program (NAP) – Science Literacy report. The report shows Australian Year 6 students’ science literacy levels have remained static.

Data from the NAP – science literacy assessments, held in late 2015, reveal little change in national performance...

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