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Posted on 24 October 2013

ETAQ response to ACARA’s proposed senior English subjects

ETAQ’s response to the ACARA senior English subjects released for consultation in May was submitted on 19 July 2012.  Here is a PDF version: ETAQ final feedback on snr subjects Jul 12

Draft senior English courses

Below you can download four Word documents that may be of assistance in considering the draft senior English courses released by ACARA for consulation between May and July 2012. They are arranged in tables and each contains information copied from the ACARA consultation site. The first puts information side by side for the three subjects: English, Essential English and Literature. Each of the other three puts the four semester units side by side for one of those three subjects.

Project Brief for English for the Australian Curriculum On-line

The Project Brief mentioned in ETAQ E-pistle 20-12 can be downloaded here: Project Brief – English for the Australian Curriculum – ESA

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