New South Wales
|1996 – 2005|
The Report of the Consultation on Future Directions for Public Education and Training: "One Size Doesn't Fit All" was released in November.
The Department of Education and Training released the policy statement, Cultural Diversity and Community Relations Policy: Multicultural education in schools, superseding the Multicultural Education Policy Statement, 1983.
The Report of the Review of Aboriginal Education, Yanigurra Muya: Ganggurrinyma Yaarri Guurulaw Yirringingurray (Freeing the Spirit: Dreaming an Equal Future), was published.
Deputy Premier and Minister for Education and Training and Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Dr Andrew Refshauge, announced a review of Aboriginal Education.
The Board of Studies published a second consultation paper on the K-10 curriculum framework.
The Board of Studies released the first consultation paper on the K-10 curriculum framework.
In March, the Department of Training and Education Co-ordination released the report commissioned to review the NSW HSC. The report, Shaping their future: Recommendations for reform of the Higher School Certificate (McGaw Report), identified problems with curriculum, assessment and reporting, and made a number of recommendations for reform of the HSC.
The Department of Education released a gender and education policy statement, Girls and Boys at School: Gender Equity Strategy. This policy supersedes the Girls' Education Strategy, 1989.
The Department of Education and Training released a policy statement on Aboriginal Education, Aboriginal Education Policy 1996.
|1986 – 1995|
The Ministry of Education and Youth Affairs released The Carrick report: Four years on.
The Board of Studies issued HSC Pathways for consultation, which incorporated a discussion paper on the Tertiary Entrance Rank.
The Committee of Review of New South Wales Schools released the Report of the Committee of Review of New South Wales Schools (Carrick Report) and made recommendations for K-10 curriculum reform.
The Ministry of Education and Youth Affairs published Schools Renewal: a strategy to revitalise schools within the New South Wales state education system (Scott Report).
The Department of Education released the policy statement, Girls' education strategy.
The Board of Secondary Education was established (merging Board of Senior School Studies and Board of Secondary Schools Board)
The Department of Education released the policy statement, The education of students with learning difficulties from preschool to year twelve (1987)
|1976 – 1985|
The Department of Education released a discussion paper, Future Directions of Secondary Education in New South Wales.
The Board of Senior School Studies released Discussion Paper: Curriculum Review: Years 11-12.
|The 1975 Context|
The Department of Education (1974) Aims of Secondary Education in NSW. Sydney: Board of Senior School Studies and Secondary School Studies.