Organisation

Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority

Acronym
ACARA
Owning Institution

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Research 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....

Research report

4 May 2016

The National Report on Schooling in Australia 2013 is the twenty-fifth 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.

The report highlights progress in 2013 towards...

Research report

2 Dec 2015

Provides a wealth of data and information that are used by schools, governments and education authorities to inform decisions about the education of young Australians.

Summary The National Assessment Program—Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) tests are conducted in May for all students across Australia...

Research report

17 Nov 2015

Assesses student ICT knowledge, understanding and skills, as well as students’ ability to use ICT creatively, critically and responsibly.

Introduction This report is based on the fourth cycle of national assessments in information and communication technology (ICT) literacy, which was conducted in October...

Website

20 Oct 2015

The Australian Curriculum sets the expectations for what all Australian students should be taught, regardless of where they live or their background. For F-10, it means that students now have access to the same content, and their achievements can be judged against consistent national standards....

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Research 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...

Research 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....

Research report

4 May 2016

The National Report on Schooling in Australia 2013 is the twenty-fifth 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.

The report highlights progress in 2013 towards...

Research report

2 Dec 2015

Provides a wealth of data and information that are used by schools, governments and education authorities to inform decisions about the education of young Australians.

Summary The National Assessment Program—Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) tests are conducted in May for all students across Australia...

Research report

17 Nov 2015

Assesses student ICT knowledge, understanding and skills, as well as students’ ability to use ICT creatively, critically and responsibly.

Introduction This report is based on the fourth cycle of national assessments in information and communication technology (ICT) literacy, which was conducted in October...

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