Keep up to date – Curriculum K-12

Keep up to date with curriculum implementation. This page highlights the latest professional learning, resources and support for teachers and leaders. As each key learning area is updated, more information will be available here.

Implementation resources for new syllabuses

Resources to support school leaders and teachers with curriculum implementation K-12 will be released throughout the term and added to this page.

Units

English K-2 units
Date Stage Content
Term 4 Week 10 Early Stage 1 Units 6-8

Stage 1 First year Units 6-8

Stage 1 Second year Units 26-28

K-2 multi-age Year A Units 6-8

K-2 multi-age Year B Units 6-8
Term 4 Week 3 Early Stage 1 Units 4-5

Stage 1 First year Units 4-5

Stage 1 Second year Units 24-25

K-2 multi-age Year A Units 4-5

K-2 multi-age Year B Units 4-5
Term 4 Week 1 Early Stage 1 Units 1-3

Stage 1 Year A Units 1-3

Stage 1 Year B Units 21-23

K-2 multi-age Year A Units 1-3

K-2 multi-age Year B Units 1-3
Mathematics K-2 units
Date Stage Content
Term 4 Week 10 Early Stage 1 Units 6-8

Stage 1 First year Units 6-8

Stage 1 Second year Units 26-28

K-2 multi-age Year A Units 6-8

K-2 multi-age Year B Units 6-8
Term 4 Week 3 Early Stage 1 Units 4-5

Stage 1 Year A Units 4-5

Stage 1 Year B Units 24-25

K-2 multi-age Year A Units 4-5

K-2 multi-age Year B Units 4-5
Term 4 Week 1 Early Stage 1 Units 1-3

Stage 1 Year A Units 1-3

Stage 1 Year B Units 21-23

K-2 multi-age Year A Units 1-3

K-2 multi-age Year B Units 1-3

Professional learning

English microlearning
Date Stage Content
Term 4 Week 3
Early Stage 1 and Stage 1 English: Design and teach an English unit
Term 4 Week 1
Early Stage 1 and Stage 1 English: Using scope and sequences in English K–2

Mathematics microlearning

Date Stage Content
Term 4 Week 10 Early Stage 1 and Stage 1

Embedding formative assessment opportunities in mathematics

Embedding summative assessment opportunities in mathematics

Term 4 Week 7 Early Stage 1 and Stage 1 Mathematics: Designing and teaching a mathematics unit
Term 4 Week 7 Early Stage 1 and Stage 1 Mathematics: An introduction to effective assessment practices in mathematics
Term 4 Week 1
Early Stage 1 and Stage 1 Developing and using flexible scope and sequences in mathematics

Advice

Term 4 Week 7 – Syllabus implementation advice K-6 for 2023 – Advice on planning for 2023 class structures when engaging with two syllabuses within a single key learning area

Resources

Department approved electives
Date Course Resource name
Term 4 Week 10 iSTEM iSTEM - learning sequence - localised food production
Term 4 Week 3 iSTEM Learning sequence – surveying and geospatial engineering

Professional learning

Department approved electives
Date Course Resource name
Term 4 Week 7 Big History An overview of Big History
Term 4 Week 7 iSTEM An overview of iSTEM
Term 4 Week 7 International Studies An overview of International studies
Term 4 Week 7 Outdoor Education An overview of Outdoor education
Term 4 Week 7 Philosophy An overview of Philosophy
Term 4 Week 7 Psychology An overview of Psychology
Term 4 Week 7 iSTEM Assessment sample – critical problem solving
Term 4 Week 7 Critical thinking Assessment sample – core 1
K-12 microlearning
Date Content
Term 4 Week 7 Curriculum planning for every student in every classroom (AC00180) – 25 modules now available as NESA Accredited PD in MyPL

A comprehensive range of resources has been developed to support school leaders and teachers through the phases of curriculum implementation.

The resources:

  • outline the phases of curriculum implementation
  • provide role-specific support packages for curriculum implementation
  • provide support for school planning for curriculum implementation.

Access Leading Curriculum K-12 and Phases of curriculum implementation for advice and resources to support leaders to facilitate effective curriculum implementation in schools.

Director, Educational Leaders (DELs) communication

Updates that provide DELs with information they can share with their schools to ensure regular and consistent messaging around Curriculum Reform.

New information will be uploaded in Weeks 3, 6 and 9 of each term.

Principal network meetings presentations

Presentations designed to be delivered at network meetings or adapted by principals to regularly update their staff on curriculum reform. New presentations will be uploaded in Weeks 3, 6 and 9 of each term.

Information for schools that can be used at staff meetings, stage or faculty meetings or School Development Days. This information is designed to be short and digestible and outlines resources and professional learning to support effective curriculum reform and implementation. New presentations will be uploaded to align with resource drops and NESA updates.

SDD Curriculum Reform Information Pack – Primary (PPTX 16.8 MB)

SDD Curriculum Reform Information Pack – Secondary (PPTX 9.3 MB)

NESA has developed five videos (staff only) to familiarise teachers with the following syllabuses (released in Term 4 2022) :

  • English 3-6
  • Mathematics 3-6
  • English 7-10
  • Mathematics 7-10
  • Modern and Classical Languages K-10

Keep up to date – Key learning areas

Access the latest resources, professional learning and support by stage and key learning area. More key learning areas will be added as their pages are updated.

Closed 5/12/22

Have your say on the draft syllabuses for Drama 7-10, Science 7-10 and Technology 7-8.

Visit the NESA Consultation webpage to have your say.

Your feedback will be used to inform the development of the final syllabuses.

More information about the reform is available on NESA Curriculum Reform where you can sign up for regular updates and the department’s Curriculum Reform.

Statewide staffrooms

Statewide staffrooms are set up in Microsoft Teams for expert advice, resources and professional learning, on topics including NSW Curriculum Reform.

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