ACER is conducting an independent review of the Years 9 to 12 education sector in Tasmania to identify opportunities to improve attendance, retention and attainment outcomes.
The review is being led by Prof Geoff Masters AO, Prof Kathryn Moyle and Dr Sheldon Rothman
Prof Geoff Masters AO
Prof Kathryn Moyle
Dr Sheldon Rothman
The objective of the review is to provide a report containing recommendations to the Minister for Education and Training on:
- Current curriculum provision, attainment data, and pathway information for students in Years 9 to 12 in all Tasmanian schools, including vocational education and training
- The effectiveness within the local and national context of current curriculum provision
- The alignment and effectiveness of assessment and moderation practices from Years 9 to 12
- Proposed future direction with regard to Years 9 to 12 curriculum provision and design
- Workforce characteristics, including qualifications and specialisations (where available), particularly in Years 11 and 12
Who is in the reference group?
The Review Advisory Committee comprises representatives of the Tasmanian Department of Education, the Tasmanian Catholic Education Office, Independent Schools of Tasmania, and the Office of Tasmanian Assessment, Standards and Certification.
How will information for the review be gathered?
ACER will use information gained through public forums, interviews, focus groups, surveys and public submissions to prepare its report.
Where can I find more information?
More information about the review can be found in the terms of reference. Information on current arrangements in Tasmanian schools can be found at the Department of Education website.