Timelines and tasks

Work has now begun on integrating the senior secondary Australian Curriculum into SACE subjects in the areas of English, mathematics, sciences, history, and geography.

Integration of the Australian Curriculum content into 15 SACE subjects will occur 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 Phase 2
English Literary Studies Biology
English as an Additional Language Chemistry
English Physics
Essential English Earth and Environmental Science
Mathematical Methods Ancient History
Specialist Mathematics Modern History
General Mathematics Geography
Essential Mathematics  
 

Details of the integration activities and timelines are:

Phase 1

Activity Anticipated timelines
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

Activity Anticipated timelines
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