Key Information

The SACE Board of South Australia is an independent statutory authority of the South Australian Government. It is responsible for the accreditation of subjects, the recognition of learning and the assessment of student learning that contribute to meeting the completion requirements of the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE).

As an independent statutory authority established by the SACE Board of South Australia Act 1983, the SACE Board of South Australia provides the SACE to schools in the government, independent and Catholic sectors in South Australia. It also assesses the achievement of students in the Northern Territory and at centres in South East Asia. It works closely with the Training and Skills Commission and the training sector in South Australia.

The SACE Board of South Australia is served by eleven Board members. The office of the SACE Board has a full-time staff of approximately eighty, who work in partnership with schools to implement the Board's curriculum and assessment policies. More than 2000 people are also employed at various times of the year as members of curriculum leadership groups and as assessors and moderators.

The Minister for Education and Child Development is the minister responsible for the SACE Board of South Australia.