F–10 Curriculum

Version 8.2

Australian education ministers have endorsed Foundation – Year 10 Australian Curriculum, including the improvements ACARA has made to the curriculum during 2015.
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Version 7.5

Version 7.5 of the F-10 Australian Curriculum is still available to allow teachers and schools time to make the transition to the improved curriculum.
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The new 'Parent information' pages of the Australian Curriculum website offer:

  • information about the Australian Curriculum and your child
  • answers to frequently asked questions about the curriculum
  • handy links.

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Senior secondary Curriculum

Fifteen senior secondary Australian Curriculum subjects across English, Mathematics, Science, History and Geography have been developed in consultation with teachers, education authorities, academics, peak bodies and industry.
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Student diversity

The Australian Curriculum does not specify how the content must be taught.

Teachers and schools organise rigorous, relevant and engaging learning to address the individual learning needs of their students.
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What's new
Australian Curriculum website – tell us what you think!

We are undertaking a user survey of the Australian Curriculum website and we want to hear from you!

With over four million user sessions last year, the Australian Curriculum website is a popular place. We want you to tell us what you like about it, what you don’t like, and how we could go about improving it. The survey will be open for the next few weeks and will only take around 10 minutes to complete.

Take the survey here

Resource Portal

31 Aug 2016 - We have launched a new platform for Australian Curriculum resources. Resources include learning area student work samples, Enhancing the proficiencies in Mathematics and STEM connections. Access the new platform in the Resources and support section of version 8.2 F–10 Curriculum.

Work samples

31 Aug 2016 - Three work sample portfolios have been published for Foundation – Year 6 for The Arts: Dance, Drama, Media Arts and Music, Years 7 – 10 Health and Physical Education Years 9 – 10 Work Studies. They can be accessed from the links underneath the achievement standards in each learning area or from the new Resource Portal link under Resources and support section of version 8.2 F–10 Curriculum.

Released: the Framework for Aboriginal Languages and Torres Strait Islander Languages; and Hindi and Turkish curricula

Following endorsement by the Education Council last week, ACARA has released further language curricula as a part of the Australian Curriculum: Languages. The Framework for Aboriginal Languages and Torres Strait Islander Languages and Hindi and Turkish curricula have now been published on the Australian Curriculum website.

Australian Curriculum website – resources updated

The Australian Curriculum website has been updated with additional resources for F-10.

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Australian Curriculum: endorsed and improved

On 18 September 2015 the Education Council endorsed all outstanding Australian Curriculum.

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Optional learning area achievement standards

The Australian Curriculum now has optional learning area achievement standards for Humanities and Social Sciences, The Arts and Technologies.

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Focus on phonics

We have strengthened the presence of phonics and phonemic awareness in the Australian Curriculum: English.

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Feedback can be provided on the new Australian Curriculum website by clicking on this link:

Specific feedback can be provided when you are viewing the content descriptions for the learning area or subject. Click on the code next to the content description and select the feedback icon in the pop-up box.

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