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cover image of article Provision for work placement simulation in the Financial Services Curriculum Framework
Friday, 22 August 2014

Provision for work placement simulation in the Financial Services Curriculum Framework

 Effective: Immediately

The provision allowing up to 50% of the work placement requirements for Stage 6 Financial Services courses to be undertaken in a simulated work environment will continue for the 2014 cohort and beyond.

The Work Placement in Financial Services document on the BOSTES website includes guidelines for work placement in a simulated financial services work environment.


For more information. contact:
VET team

(02) 9367 8310

cover image of article NAPLAN 2014 release of results
Friday, 22 August 2014

NAPLAN 2014 release of results

The 2014 NAPLAN student reports will be delivered to NSW schools from Monday 1 – Friday 5 September. Schools are requested to check the student results before distributing report envelopes to parents by Friday 5 September.

Schools will have access to the Participation and Registration (PAR) from Monday 1 September to enable a review of student test participation information and disability adjustments. Access will be read only and no changes can be made to data.

Schools have until Friday 10 October to notify BOSTES of any concerns with student results by emailing

Schools will be able to access the 2014 School Measurement, Assessment and Reporting Toolkit (SMART) from Monday 8 September to enable an analysis of school and student NAPLAN results. For assistance with SMART please email

For more information, contact:
(02) 9367 8382

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