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Aboriginal Studies

New Aboriginal Studies Stage 6 assessment and reporting materials for implementation from 2018 with Year 11 are now available.
NESA is converting the HSIE Years 7–10 elective courses into an online interactive syllabus.
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2012 HSC and beyond
Aboriginal Studies Syllabus (PDF, 47 pages, 872 KB)
To be implemented for Year 11 students in 2011. First examined in the HSC in 2012.
Word version (47 pages, 733 KB)
Published 20 August 2010

Assessment and examination materials

Past Aboriginal Studies HSC Examination Papers and Notes from the Marking Centres
Aboriginal Studies Performance band descriptions
Aboriginal Studies standards materials

Other support materials

Support Material for Aboriginal Studies Stage 6 Syllabus (PDF, 93 pages, 778 KB)
Also available in Word format
Published July 2011
Further educational information supporting the course is available in the Educational research section of the Aboriginal educational contexts website.
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Archived material
Previous material developed in relation to the Aboriginal Studies syllabus. Aspects of these documents no longer apply; however, they have been archived for reference.
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