In an item in its most recent Kto10 Circular the School Curriculum and Standards Authority has provided some important information in relation to Languages teaching, assessing and reporting.
The below are excerpts from the item. The full circular can be found at:
“The Western Australian Curriculum and Assessment Outline (the Outline) sets out the mandated Western Australian curriculum, assessment and reporting requirements.
As outlined in the School Curriculum and Standards Authority Pre-primary to Year 10: Teaching, Assessing and Reporting Policy and Policy Standards schools are required to fully implement (teach, assess and report on student achievement) Technologies, The Arts and Languages (Year 3) by the end of Semester One, 2018.”
“While schools must formally implement the Year 3 Languages syllabus from the Outline by the end of Semester 1, 2018, teaching, assessing and reporting on student achievement for all other years will continue to be against the Curriculum Framework. If a school is delivering Languages from the Outline to other year groups, teachers must report student achievement against the year level achievement standard.”