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Electronic exams

2018 was a defining year for the South Australian Certificate of Education with the successful introduction of an electronic examination for Stage 2 English Literary Studies (ELS).

The SACE electronic examinations program will expand to most schools in 2019, with Modern History and Psychology joining English Literary Studies using the new format.

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In this section…

  1. General overview

    Why do electronic examinations? Learn more about our vision, key messages, consultation and implementation phases.

  2. Familiarisation activities

    Students, teachers, and parents are invited to use the example electronic examinations to familiarise themselves with its features.

  3. Practice window

    Learn about the practice window, which provides an opportunity for schools to prepare for the final examinations the way they choose.

  4. Special provisions

    Do you have a student that needs help to participate in an electronic exam? Learn more about the special provisions options that are available to support them.

  5. Training

    Complete the three phases of training in preparation for the electronic exam.

  6. For students

    Find out about how to prepare for an electronic examination.

  7. For teachers

    The role of the teacher in supporting students is vital. Find out more about electronic examinations and student preparation.

  8. For SACE coordinators

    Find out more about getting ready and coordinating the electronic examination.

  9. For IT managers

    Make sure you're technically ready to deliver electronic exams. Find out about minimum device requirements, the exam browser, and get advice on how to handle BYOD.

  10. For exam invigilators

    Learn more about the role of the exam invigilator and complete the training.

  11. For parents and community

    Learn more about electronic examination and student preparation.

  12. FAQs

    Can students access an electronic dictionary? Find answers to this and other questions in this section.

  13. Contact us

    Have questions about electronic exams? Call or email the electronic examinations project team.