- Understanding the curriculum
- Syllabuses A–Z
- Curriculum development
- K–10 syllabus development
- Languages K–10 development
- Syllabus development process
- School Developed Board Endorsed Courses
- Equivalent and Alternative Courses of Study
- Awarding grades
The NSW Education Standards Authority K–10 syllabuses incorporating the Australian curriculum continue to promote a standards-referenced approach to assessing and reporting student achievement in NSW and the importance of assessment for, as and of learning as essential components of good teaching and learning.
Advice on assessment
Advice on Assessment is a useful overview of assessment in the classroom. It outlines key principles of effective assessment and provides detail about the three main approaches to assessment: assessment for, as and of learning.
Download: Advice on Assessment (PDF, 4 pages, 302KB)
Principles of effective assessment
Using syllabus outcomes in standards referenced assessment
Assessment for, as and of learning
Adjustments for students with special education needs
Assessment strategies include a range of examples specifically tailored for K–6 and Years 7–10 to meet the needs of all students.
Sample assessment for learning activities
Sample assessment for learning activities include examples specifically designed for K–6 and Years 7–10 in English, Mathematics, Science, History and Geography.