|1996 – 2005|
The Curriculum Council published Curriculum Framework Progress Maps. These publications included an overview document and books of descriptions for outcomes in each of the eight learning areas.
The new Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) was introduced with courses of study to be phased in from 2005-2009.
The Curriculum Council published The new Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE): Information for administrators.
The Department of Education and Training issued a policy statement, The Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Policy.
The Department of Education and Training released School Accountability Framework.
The Report of the Ministerial Taskforce on issues surrounding proposed changes to post-compulsory education (Robson Report) was released.
The Department of Education and Training issued the policy statement, Gifted and Talented.
Our Youth, Our Future: Post-Compulsory Education Review Summary of the directions endorsed by the Western Australian Government was released in March.
The Education Department issued a policy on VET in schools, The K-12 guide to enterprise education.
In November, a second paper from Post-Compulsory Education Review was released by the Curriculum Council, The Post-Compulsory Education Review Position Paper.
The School Education Act 1999 was passed.
In October the Curriculum Council released Post-Compulsory Education Review Discussion Paper.
The Curriculum Council published An introduction to the curriculum framework: a guide for school-based curriculum planning, a supporting document to the new K-12 framework.
The Education Department issued the policy statement, Curriculum, assessment and reporting: policy and guidelines.
The Education Department published Student Outcome Statements: Overview.
The Curriculum Council began a statewide review of post-compulsory education.
The Curriculum Council Act 1997 was passed, repealing the Secondary Education Authority Act 1984. The Act established the Curriculum Council (replacing the Secondary Education Authority) and provided for the development of a curriculum framework.
The Education Department published School Performance: A framework for improving and reporting.
The Department of Education published Policy and guidelines for the education of gifted and talented students.
|1986 – 1995|
Review of School Curriculum Development Procedures and Processes in Western Australia (Temby Report) was released.
The Department of Education issued a Policy for the education of gifted and talented students
The Education Department published working edition of Student Outcome Statements.
The Ministry of Education issued the policy statement, School Decision Making: Policy and Guidelines.
The Ministry of Education issued the policy statement, School Development Plans: Policy and guidelines.
The Western Australian Government published Government Schools in Western Australia: A Statement by the Premier.
The Ministry of Education published Gender, Ethnicity and Class: The career crunch for girls from non-English speaking background.
The Education Department published Corporate Plan: Strategic Plan 1986.
|1976 – 1985|
The Secondary Education Authority Act 1984, was passed.
The Committee of Inquiry into Education in Western Australia released its report, Education in Western Australia: Report of the Committee of Inquiry into Education in Western Australia (Beazley Report).
The Committee of Inquiry into Religious Education in the Government Schools of Western Australia released the report, Religious education in the government schools of Western Australia: Report of the Committee of Inquiry into Religious Education in the Government Schools of Western Australia.
|The 1975 Context|
The Certificate of Achievement was first awarded by the Board of Secondary Education (BSE) for Year 10 students, replacing the Junior Certificate awarded by the Public Examinations Board (PEB).
The Committee on Secondary Education released Secondary Education in Western Australia (Dettman Report).