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cover image of article Revised English, Mathematics, Science and History Stage 5 Course Performance Descriptors
Monday, 02 February 2015

Revised English, Mathematics, Science and History Stage 5 Course Performance Descriptors

BOS 04/15

Who needs to read this notice:
Principals
Curriculum co-ordinators
Year advisers
RoSA co-ordinators
Head Teachers (English, Mathematics, Science and History/HSIE)
English, Mathematics, Science and History/HSIE Teachers

Revised Stage 5 Course Performance Descriptors (CPDs) for English, Mathematics, Science and History have been published. The CPDs have been revised to align with the outcomes and content of the new K–10 English, Mathematics, Science and History syllabuses.

The CPDs are to be used by schools from 2015 to grade student achievement for the Record of School Achievement (RoSA).

The same CPDs apply to 100-hour and 200-hour courses, to courses studied across Years 9 and 10, and to courses studied exclusively in either Year 9 or Year 10.

The revised CPDs for English, Mathematics, Science and History are available to download from the Assessment Resource Centre on the BOSTES website.

For more information, contact:
Howard Kennedy
Director, Curriculum and Assessment Standards
howard.kennedy@bostes.nsw.edu.au
(02) 9367 8313



cover image of article Updated VET Framework performance band descriptions
Friday, 30 January 2015

Updated VET Framework performance band descriptions

BOSTES 03/15

Who needs to read this notice:
Principals
VET coordinators
RTO managers
TVET coordinators
Head teachers
VET teachers

Effective: Immediately, including 2015 HSC examinations

Modifications have been made to the performance band descriptions of some Stage 6 VET Frameworks to enhance consistency across the VET Frameworks. These modifications have not changed the standards for these courses as demonstrated in the standards materials.

Updated performance band descriptions for the following courses are now available on the BOSTES website:

 

For more information, contact:
VET team
vet@bostes.nsw.edu.au
(02) 9367 8310



January 30, 2015
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