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Subject renewal

The SACE Board regularly renews its accredited subjects to ensure that students are accessing relevant, contemporary, high quality senior secondary education that reflects today’s modern and fast-paced society.

During the subject renewal process, SATAC works closely with the SACE Board to provide advice to schools about the tertiary entrance status of new and renewed subjects.

Subjects currently out for public consultation

Select a subject name for more details, or select consultation information for surveys and draft documents such as: subject outlines, learning and assessment plans and assessment task exemplars.

Subject Period of consultation Implementation workshops
Accounting 12 June 2018 — 20 July 2018

Public consultation: completed.
Stage 1 — Term 3, 2018

Stage 2 — Term 2, 2019
Australian Languages - First Language 20 August 2018 — 12 October 2018 Stage 1 — Term 2, 2019

Stage 2 — Term 2, 2019
Business Innovation 
(replacing Business and Enterprise)
12 June 2018 — 20 July 2018

Public consultation: completed.
Stage 1 — Term 4, 2018

Stage 2 — TBC
Economics 12 June 2018 — 20 July 2018

Public consultation: completed.
Stage 1 — TBC

Stage 2 — TBC
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Subjects being renewed

Ordered by first year of teaching.

Subject Status First year of teaching Documents
Physical Education Renewed subject approved and accredited by the SACE Board in November 2017.

Public consultation: completed.
Stage 1 – 2019

Stage 2 – 2020
Stage 1 and 2 Physical Education DRAFT subject outline
Scientific Studies Renewed subject approved and accredited by the SACE Board in November 2017.

Public consultation: completed.
Stage 1 – 2019

Stage 2 – 2019
Stage 1 and 2 Scientific Studies DRAFT subject outline
Digital Technologies Renewed subject approved and accredited by the SACE Board in November 2016.

Public consultation: completed.
Stage 1 – 2018

Stage 2 – 2019
 
Music Studies Renewed subject approved and accredited by the SACE Board in June 2017.

Public consultation: completed.
Stage 2 – 2019  
Music Explorations Renewed subject approved and accredited by the SACE Board in June 2017.

Public consultation: completed.
Stage 2 – 2019  
Music Performance – Ensemble Renewed subject approved and accredited by the SACE Board in June 2017.

Public consultation: completed.
Stage 2 – 2019  
Music Performance – Solo Renewed subject approved and accredited by the SACE Board in June 2017.

Public consultation: completed.
Stage 2 – 2019  
Business Innovation 
 
Subject outline has been drafted.

Public consultation: completed.
Stage 1 – 2019

Stage 2 – 2020
 
Accounting Subject outline has been drafted.

Public consultation: completed.
Stage 1 – 2019

Stage 2 – 2020
Stage 1 and Stage 2 Accounting DRAFT subject outline
Economics Subject outline has been drafted.

Public consultation: completed.
Stage 1 – TBC

Stage 2 – TBC
 
Australian Languages Subject outline has been drafted.

Public consultation underway.
Stage 1 – 2020

Stage 2 – 2020
 
Design, Technology, and Engineering Work is underway for Stage 1 and 2. More details to come.

Public consultation: 17 August 2018 — 19 October 2018
Stage 1 – 2020

Stage 2 – 2020
 
Languages Framework Work is underway. More details to come    
Dance Work is underway for Stage 1 and 2. More details to come.    
Drama Work is underway for Stage 1 and 2. More details to come.    
Outdoor Education Work is underway for Stage 1 and 2. More details to come.    
Nutrition Work is due to begin in late 2018 for Stage 1 and 2. More details to come.    
Health Work is due to begin in late 2018 for Stage 1 and 2. More details to come.    
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Contact

Meridie Howley

Acting Manager, Learning and Assessment Design
+61 8 8115 4825 
meridie.howley@sa.gov.au

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