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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4 Apr 2019
20

This report finds that, at the national level, the NAPLAN performance of Australian students in Years 5 and 9 – numeracy, Years 3 and 5 – reading, Years 3 and 5 – spelling, and Years 3 and 7 – grammar was significantly above the 2008...

Report

28 Feb 2019
294

The National Report on Schooling in Australia 2017 is the 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 2018
26

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
305

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
309

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

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