Integration of the Australian Curriculum

As part of our subject renewal process, the integration of the senior secondary Australian Curriculum into SACE subjects in the areas of English, mathematics, sciences, history, and geography is now complete.

This work occurred in two phases:

  • Phase 1: Four English and four mathematics subjects (for teaching at Stage 1 in 2016, and Stage 2 in 2017)
  • Phase 2: Four science and two history subjects, and geography (for teaching at Stage 1 in 2017, and Stage 2 in 2018).

 

Phase 1: English and mathematics subjects

The redeveloped Board-accredited Stage 1 English and mathematics subject outlines were taught in 2016. The Stage 2 subject outlines will be taught in 2017.

Phase 1 timeline
 

Activity Completed
Consultation process March to April 2015
Accreditation of subject outlines June 2015
Stage 1 implementation workshops July to September 2015
Implementation – Stage 1 2016
Stage 2 implementation workshops Term 2, 2016
Implementation – Stage 2 2017

 

Phase 2: Sciences, Geography, and history subjects

The redeveloped Stage 1 Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, Physics; Geography; Ancient Studies, and Modern History subject outlines will be taught from 2017. The draft Stage 2 subject outlines will be taught from 2018.

Phase 2 timeline
 

Activity Completed
Drafting process January to December 2015
Consultation process February to March 2016
Accreditation of subject outlines April/May 2016
Stage 1 implementation workshops July to September 2016
Implementation – Stage 1 2017
Stage 2 implementation workshops Term 2, 2017
Implementation – Stage 2 2018

Contact

Kate Cooper
Manager, Learning and Assessment Design
+61 8 8372 7598
kate.cooper@sa.gov.au