Relevant documents and other sources of information/websites Mandated Materials

Western Australian Curriculum and Assessment Outline (www.scsa.wa.edu.au)

The Outline includes the following important elements:

Curriculum

  • Alternative Curriculum (and/or reporting on student achievement) Recognition Process
  • Kindergarten and Pre-primary Statement
  • Kindergarten Curriculum Guidelines
  • Notional Time Allocation Guidelines: Pre-primary to Year 10
  • Principles of Learning, Teaching and Assessment
  • Western Australian Curriculum and Assessment Outline Implementation Timeline.

Assessment

  • Assessment Activities
  • Assessment Principles and Reflective Questions
  • Judging Standards
  • Overview of research
  • Principles of Learning, Teaching and Assessment
  • Snapshots.

Reporting

  • Western Australian Curriculum and Assessment Outline Implementation Timeline.

Belonging, Being and Becoming: The Early Years Learning Framework

(https://www.education.gov.au/early-years-learning-framework)

EAL/D Progress Map

(http://www.det.wa.edu.au/curriculumsupport/eald/detcms/navigation/assessment-and-reporting/eal-d-progress-map/#toc1)

Melbourne Declaration on Educational Goals for Young Australians, 2008

National Assessment Program Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) (www.scsa.wa.edu.au)

National Quality Framework (http://www.acecqa.gov.au/national-quality-framework)

Legislation and other regulatory frameworks

Australian Education Act 2013 (Cth)

Australian Education Regulation 2013 (section 59) (Cth)

Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth)

Disability Standards for Education 2005

Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA)

National Education Agreement

Public Sector Management Act 1994 (WA)

School Curriculum and Standards Authority Act 1997 (WA)

School Education Act 1999 (WA)

School Education Act Employees’ (Teachers and Administrators) General Agreement 2014