Queensland schools are currently implementing:
The Australian Curriculum is contributing to a world-class education in Australia by:
Education Ministers from all states and territories have committed to development and implementation of the Australian Curriculum.
The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) develops the Australian Curriculum with input from leading educators in each state. This includes participation and feedback from each schooling sector in Queensland, coordinated by the Queensland Studies Authority .
Queensland's implementation of the Australian Curriculum retains proven teaching and assessment practices and focuses on improving student achievement.
A range of materials support Queensland teachers to implement the Australian Curriculum, including Queensland Studies Authority advice, guidelines and resources and the Curriculum into the Classroom (C2C) (DETE employees only) materials for state schools. C2C provides a comprehensive set of curriculum and assessment planning materials which Queensland state schools adopt or adapt to meet their students' needs and to fit their local context.
The Australian Curriculum will gradually replace the Queensland curriculum.
Currently schools implement the Queensland curriculum for Prep to Year 10, as listed below:
All students in Years 11 and 12 have a program of learning that meets the requirements of the Queensland Studies Authority .
The P-12 curriculum, assessment and reporting framework specifies the current requirements for Queensland state schools in delivering the curriculum from Prep to Year 12. The framework is accompanied by a series of policy statements providing further detail.
In implementing the P-12 curriculum, assessment and reporting framework Queensland state schools:
The Curriculum Activity Risk Assessment Guidelines outline the risk level, qualifications required, and identified hazards of curriculum activities conducted at schools or other locations. Schools are required to complete Curriculum Activity Risk Assessments (CARAs) for curriculum activities to ensure the health and safety of all participants.
As part of our commitment to continually improving processes, schools can now complete CARAs in OneSchool. The CARA Guidelines for each activity have been revised to complement the new OneSchool CARA process. View the revised guidelines.
Schools can continue to use the existing CARA documents until 30 June 2013. Any new risk assessments prepared after that date should be completed in OneSchool.
This page was last reviewed on 12 Apr 2013