Implementation of the new NSW Chinese and Japanese K-10 syllabuses will commence from Term 1, 2019, as follows:
2017-2018: Familiarisation and planning
2019: Start teaching Year 7 and Year 9 elective course
2020: Start teaching Year 8 and Year 10 elective course
Kindergarten to Year 6
Implementation of the Chinese and Japanese syllabuses in K–6 is optional.
2017: Familiarisation and planning K-6
2018: Optional to teach K-6
2019: Start teaching K-6 (if implementing)
Initial support materials, including guides to the new syllabuses, are available to assist teachers in familiarisation and planning of the syllabus.
The new syllabuses will be available in an interactive online format later in 2017. Additional support materials including sample scope and sequences, sample teaching units and sample assessment activities will be available in Term 3, 2017.
The new Chinese and Japanese K-10 syllabuses and initial support materials are available on the NESA website.
For more information, contact:
(02) 9367 8152