Kto10 Circulars - Edition 2 March 2021

Teaching and Learning

2021 Year 6 and Year 7 Moderation

Contact
Mandy Hudson
(08) 9273 6755
Mandy.Hudson@scsa.wa.edu.au

Registration is now open to participate in the 2021 Year 6 and Year 7 moderation process for English, Health and Physical Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Mathematics, Science, Technologies (Design and Technologies) and The Arts (Visual Arts).

The link below provides further information on the moderation process for this year, including how to register.

https://www.scsa.wa.edu.au/events/2021-year-6-and-year-7-moderation

Learning area assessment task workshops, to unpack the moderation task and the prior teaching and learning, will be conducted in the weeks beginning 8 March 2021 and 15 March 2021. These are available to teachers who have registered to participate in the moderation process and registered teachers are encouraged to nominate to attend the relevant workshop.


2021 Year 4 Languages Moderation

Contact
Mandy Hudson
(08) 9273 6755
Mandy.Hudson@scsa.wa.edu.au

Registration is now open to participate in the Year 4 Languages Moderation in 2021 for Chinese: Second Language, French: Second Language, German: Second Language, Indonesian: Second Language, Italian: Second Language, Japanese: Second Language.

The link below provides further information on the moderation process for this year, including how to register.

https://www.scsa.wa.edu.au/events/2021-year-4-moderation/

Languages assessment task workshops, to unpack the moderation task and the prior teaching and learning, will be conducted on 23 March and a WebEx on 24 March 2021. These are available to teachers who have registered to participate in the moderation process and registered teachers received an email to encourage them to nominate to attend the relevant workshop.


General information, SIRS and enrolments

2021 Alternative Curriculum and Reporting Recognition Process

Contact
Maureen Lorimer
(08) 9273 6397 [Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday]
Maureen.Lorimer@scsa.wa.edu.au

Schools who plan to implement a curriculum that is different to the P-10 Western Australian Curriculum and/or a different method of reporting student achievement, as outlined in the School Curriculum and Standards Authority’s Pre-primary to Year 10: Teaching, Assessing and Reporting Policy (Section 1.2 Recognition of an alternative curriculum), are invited to notify their intention to the School Curriculum and Standards Authority (the Authority) to seek recognition. Please note that this is NOT referring to a modified curriculum as outlined in Section 1.1 Modified curriculum.

The link for the Notice of Intention will be available from the beginning of April at https://k10outline.scsa.wa.edu.au/home/teaching/alternative-curriculum-recognition. Please submit the Notice of Intention by 31 May 2021. The link for Submissions will open at the beginning of June and are due by Friday 2 July 2021.

In 2021, the Authority will accept alternative curriculum submissions for the following Pre-primary to Year 10 learning areas:

English

Health and Physical Education

Humanities and Social Sciences

Languages (Years 3, 4, 5 & 6)

Mathematics

Science

Technologies

The Arts

Information is provided at https://k10outline.scsa.wa.edu.au/home/teaching/alternative-curriculum-recognition to assist organisations to prepare for submissions to the Authority’s Alternative Curriculum/Reporting Recognition Review Panel.

Any questions about this information should be directed to Maureen Lorimer, Principal Consultant, Strategic Projects (Maureen.Lorimer@scsa.wa.edu.au).