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1 SACE Parents Information Slideshow

2 The South Australian Certificate of Education A qualification awarded to students who successfully complete their senior secondary education (Years 11 and 12) Internationally recognised Leads to work, training and further study What is the SACE?

3 The SACE Board of SA Statutory authority overseeing the new certificate Approves curriculum for subjects to be studied in Years 11 and 12 Issues the SACE to successful students

4 Stage 1, Stage 2 Credit points –10 credits equates to 1 semester SACE grades –Stage 1: A - E for every subject –Stage 2: A + - E - for every subject SACE – some of the basics…

5 Credit points –Minimum 200 credits to achieve SACE –10 credits = 1 semester \ 20 semesters –60 Stage 2 credits (C grade or better) –Within Stage 1 and 2, there are an additional 50 compulsory credits SACE Requirements

6 Compulsory elements Must achieve A, B or C for compulsory elements Personal Learning Plan Stage 1, 10 credits Completed at Year 10 Helps students make informed decisions about their future plans SACE Requirements

7 Compulsory elements Personal Learning Plan (cont.) Goal setting, career investigation, citizenship, identification of strengths and weaknesses Final product: folio (moderated by the SACE Board) If student does not achieve minimum C grade requirement, they will need to repeat in Semester 2 (or 2012) SACE Requirements

8 Compulsory elements Personal Learning Plan (cont.) Parents – get involved! This subject is interesting/different/fun/challenging Students need to discuss their thoughts and decisions with you SACE Requirements

9 Compulsory elements Research Project Stage 2, 10 credits In-depth study of topic of interest Research and presentation skills 70% internal assessment, 30% external SACE Requirements

10 Compulsory elements Research Project Students negotiate topic with teacher Can be used for ATAR 2011 is the first year subject offered Must achieve minimum C grade SACE Requirements

11 Compulsory elements Literacy and Numeracy Stage 1, 20 credits Literacy Stage 1, 10 credits Numeracy Literacy and Numeracy incorporated within all subjects SACE Requirements

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13 Arts Business, Enterprise & Technology Cross-Disciplinary English Health and Physical Education Humanities and Social Sciences Languages Mathematics Sciences SACE Subject Learning Areas

14 –Stage 1: 100% school assessed –Stage 2: 70% moderated teacher assessment, 30% external assessment –Stage 1 A - E grades –Performance Standards SACE Assessment

15 Incorporated in all subjects Communication Citizenship Personal Development Work Learning SACE Capabilities

16 –Vocational Education and Training TAFE or other RTOs Units of competency Training contributes to Certificate awards –School-based Apprenticeships/Traineeships –Number of SACE Credits for VET are listed on the SACE VET Recognition Register –Community Learning Recognition of Other Learning

17 Self-directed Programs Community-developed Programs learning Up to 80 credits can count towards SACE Doesnt count towards uni entrance Community Learning

18 Complete the SACE Complete at least 80 credits at Stage 2 –Including 3, 20-credit Tertiary Admissions Subjects (TAS) Prerequisite requirements Comply with counting restrictions and precluded combinations Obtain an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) Eligibility for University Entrance 2012 and beyond…

19 Year 12, 2011 onwards… More than one way to calculate (will receive whichever is the highest ATAR) 1.Scores from 4, 20-credit TAS (80 credits of Stage 2 subjects) OR… Calculating the ATAR

20 Year 12, 2011 onwards… 2.Scores from 3, 20 credit TAS (60 credits of Stage 2) Plus any two of the following: Half the score of a 4 th, 20 credit TAS/Recognised Studies A half-year (10 credit) TAS/Recognised Studies Another half-year (10 credit) TAS/Recognised Studies The half-year (10 credit) Research Project B*

21 Used when capacity for student to participate in an assessment is adversely affected in a significant way by illness, impairment or personal circumstances Variety of provisions available Documentation required Students negotiate changes to assessment with their teachers Special Provisions in Curriculum and Assessment

22 Thats it for now!


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