ACARA CEO David de Carvalho Archives - Education Matters Magazine

Ready, set, NAPLAN!

With the annual NAPLAN assessment set to begin from March 15, ACARA CEO, Mr David de Carvalho, wants to reassure students that the new assessment should help further their learning goals, rather than feel like a daunting examination. Read More
My School website update

School choice is more than a numbers game

The ACARA My School website has been updated for 2023 with new profile information on schools and the latest school-level NAPLAN data. The My School site is intended to support national transparency and accountability of Australia’s schools. Read More
New proficiency standards for NAPLAN

New proficiency standards for NAPLAN

From this year, parents and carers will get earlier, simpler, and clearer information about their child’s academic achievements based on rigorous new proficiency standards for NAPLAN.
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David de Carvalho

Significance of First Nations curriculum

Professor Mark Rose, Deakin University’s Pro Vice-Chancellor, Indigenous Strategy and Innovation, is the Chair of ACARA’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Group. The group was established in 2014 to provide ACARA with advice regarding the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures cross-curriculum priority in the Australian Curriculum.
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