TO ACHIEVE A WACE 2016 AND BEYOND March 2014. The principles we are working from…. Learning is a lifelong process and schooling should prepare students for multiple educational pathways.
If students do not meet the literacy and numeracy standard by the time they exit secondary school, they can apply to the Authority to re-sit the assessment.All students (whether they have achieved the WACE or not) will receive a Western Australian Statement of Student Achievement – a record of all courses and or programs completed.
The following information was emailed to all schools with expected Year 10 enrolments in 2014 on 28 January 2014.
Schools will receive a report detailing the categories of achievement for each student for each component of the OLNA. In addition, schools will receive information identifying general concepts that they may focus on in order to support improved student achievement. Reporting will cover three categories of achievement.
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Content area 1.2: Addition and subtraction with whole numbers and money
While Year 10 students who are enrolled in Stage 1 or Stage 2 units in 2014 may use these results as credit towards their WACE against the related Year 11 ATAR or General course, students can only achieve credit towards the WACE for a maximum of four units within any one course.
VET industry specific course structure and unit credit
The Endorsed Programs Committee is preparing advice for the consideration by the Authority’s Board on a range of issues including:
A student can only use endorsed programs for 2 units of equivalence in Year 11 and two units in Year 12 - but this must be considered in relation to the total number of equivalences being claimed for through VET.
Students with special education needs, students with an intellectual disability or who have had a severely disrupted learning pathway and students who require modified and independent education plans may select from two subsets of courses within the General suite described as:
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