Research data requests

The Authority may provide data which supports research that is connected with promoting student achievement and wellbeing, or understanding outcomes connected with student achievement or wellbeing. In support of this aim, the Authority may disclose information to approved applicants that correspond to the fields outlined in section 33(3) of the School Curriculum and Standards Authority Amendment Regulations 2020 and must be in relation to either or both of the purposes defined under the School Curriculum and Standards Authority Act 1997 (as amended in 2017).

The Authority will receive applications for data connected with research involving students submitted by the following dates for 2023:

  • 28 July 2023
  • 20 October 2023*

*Applicants who apply for the disclosure of information by the 20 October 2023 closing date will be notified of the outcome in December 2023. However, due to end of year certification and reporting processes, the Authority will commence the preparation and transfer of approved data sets from mid-January 2024.

The Authority aims to provide notification of the outcome of applications within two weeks of decision by the Authority’s Board.

Please contact to request access to the Information disclosure request catalogue.