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Senior education profile calendar

The senior education profile calendar provides key dates about the issuing of Senior Statements, the Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE), the Queensland Certificate of Individual Achievement (QCIA) and Tertiary Entrance Statement.

The calendar also includes due dates for student data submission by Schools, Registered Training Organisations and recognised Learning Providers.

2014

JANUARY
  • SEP: final date for applications for verification or review of information recorded on the 2013 Senior Statements, Statements of Results, Queensland Certificates of Education (QCEs), Queensland Certificates of Individual Achievement (QCIAs) and Tertiary Entrance Statements
  • Senior External Examination: closing date for applications for 2013 reassessments and script inspections
24 VET Certificates and Statements of Attainment printed by QSA to arrive at school
28 Start of school year
31 Recognised Studies: requests for random sampling sent by QSA
FEBRUARY
3
  • Non-school RTOs and providers: final date for advice on student requests for verification or review of information about Year 12 certification and results, SAIs, OPs and FPs for 2013
Senior External Examination: Information about Year 12 student examination registration process published in QSA memo
14
  • Monitoring meetings: Wide Bay
  • Schools submit Form A1: Agreement for QCEs, QCIAs, Senior Statements and Tertiary Entrance Statements to be issued
17 SDCS: school enrolment data submission due
17–21 Monitoring meetings: all districts except Wide Bay, Mackay and Rockhampton
24 Monitoring meetings: Mackay and Rockhampton
21 SEP: final date for schools to inform QSA of amendments to 2013 data
28 SEP: final date for QSA to amend school information in learning accounts for students in the 2013 cohort QCEs
MARCH
3 Schools: final date for students who completed Year 12 in 2013 to be enrolled as repeat students for purposes of OP calculation in 2014
24 SDCS: school data submission 1 due, including Years 10, 11 & 12 VET data and identified eligible QCIA students
28

SEP: final date for QSA to amend school information in learning accounts for students in the 2013 cohort QCEs

APRIL
4
  • End of Term 1
  • QCS Test: closing date for private-entry candidate nominations
  • QCIA: final date for submission of eligibility forms and curriculum plans to QSA
22  Start of Term 2
28 SDCS: school data submission 1, version 2, due, including updated Years 10, 11 and 12 VET data and identified eligible QCIA students
30 Senior External Examination: closing date for examination registrations from Year 12 students
MAY
1–31 Moderation meetings for schools offering study area specifications
21 QCS Test: closing date for applications for special provision for long-term impairments; closing date for late private-entry candidate nominations
JUNE

SDCS: school data submission 2 due, including updated Years 10, 11 and 12 VET data and identified eligible QCIA students

19 Monitoring submissions for Music Extension, English Extension, French Extension, German Extension, Chinese Extension, and Indonesian Extension at QSA managing district offices
27 End of Term 2
30 
  • SDCS: Last day for schools to complete SDCS data submission for mid-year certification, including VET from schools which are RTOs
  • Non-school RTOs: final date to submit VET data via the State Training Agency Clearinghouse (STAC) or RABS for mid-year certification
  • Non-school providers: final date to provide results to QSA via RABS for mid-year certification
  • Schools: final date to submit VET Competency Completion Reports 1 & 2 (using Competency Completion Online System) and Learner/Employer Survey Reports (using SMART software) to QSA (based on 2013 data/surveys)
JULY
14  Start of Term 3
21  SDCS: school data submission 2, version 2 due, including updated Years 10, 11 and 12 VET data
28– 1 Aug Monitoring meetings for Music Extension, English Extension, French Extension, German Extension, Chinese Extension, and Indonesian Extension
30–31 QCIA district verification meetings; QCIA data entered into RABS
31 SEP: Mid-year certification — QCEs and Statements of Results issued for eligible students
AUGUST
1 School RTO: final date for all VET registration applications for 2015
1–21 QCIA district verification meetings; QCIA data entered into RABS
11 
  • Provisional statements and eligibility reports for Year 12 cohort (based on SDCS submission 2 v2) posted to schools’ secure site on QCAA website
  • Schools: check accuracy of student provisional statements and eligibility reports
  • Students: check personal and enrolment details in their learning accounts and ensure school SDCS person is aware of any errors or omissions
25 SDCS: school data submission 2, version 3 due, including updated Years 10, 11 and 12 VET data and corrections to data supplied on previous submissions
30
  • SEP: final date for applications for mid-year verification or review of information recorded on the 2014 Statements of Results, and Queensland Certificates of Education (QCEs), issued in July
  • Senior External Examination: closing date for applications for special provisions
SEPTEMBER
Administration of QCS Test: Paper 1 — Writing Task (am), Paper 2 — Multiple Choice I (pm)
Administration of QCS Test: Paper 3 — Short Response (am), Paper 4 — Multiple Choice II (pm)
19 
  • End of Term 3
  • Workplace, Community or Self-directed Learning Project final date for submission of evidence of learning from Year 12 students
  • Interstate and international courses of study: final date for submission of applications for credit transfer for Year 12 students
  • Intrastate Year 12 transfer students: final date for submission of applications for relaxation of completed Core requirements
26 Schools: last day for downloading provisional statements and eligibility reports as posted to the website on 11 August
OCTOBER
  • Start of Term 4
  • Verification submissions for Year 12 due at QCAA district offices
13 SDCS: school data submission 3 due, including updated Years 10, 11 and 12 VET data
Schools submit Form A13: Agreement to publish SAIs
14 Verification submissions for Music Extension and English Extension due at QCAA district offices
18 Senior External Examination: examination period begins
20 Verification meetings: all district review panels (all subjects except Extension subjects)
20–21 Verification meetings: state only review panels.
State review of provisional Queensland Certificates of Individual Achievement (QCIAs).
23-30 Consultation period with district review panels following verification, except for Extension subjects in Music, English, French, German, Chinese and Indonesian
23 Verification submissions for Extension subjects French, German, Chinese and Indonesian at QCAA district offices
24 Verification of Extension Music Extension and English Extension
31
  • Provisional statements and eligibility reports for Year 11 and 12 cohorts posted to schools’ secure site of QCAA website based on data submitted on 13 October.
  • Schools: check accuracy of student provisional statements and eligibility reports
  • Students: check personal and enrolment details in their learning accounts, especially errors reported in September checking, and ensure school SDCS person is aware of any errors or omissions
NOVEMBER
4–7
  • State review panel comparability meetings
  • Verification of Extension French, German, Chinese and Indonesian
mid Senior External Examination: examination period ends
20 
  • State and district review panels: Final date for all consultations for small and intermediate groups (including Form R7 consultations)
  • State review panels: final date of consultation period for large subject-groups
21 
  • Finishing day for Year 12 students
  • Schools: final date to download provisional statements and eligibility reports via the schools’ secure section of QCAA website
  • State review panels: final date of consultation period for large subject-groups
  • Final date for consultation for all extension subjects
24 
  • Subject-group checking begins
  • SDCS: school data submission 4 due by 12 noon, including updated Years 10, 11 and 12 VET data and Forms R6 for small and intermediate subject-groups
  • Schools: final date to provide results for interstate VET to QCAA
25  Final date for Form R7 consultations for large groups
26 Schools publish SAIs
27
  • SDCS: school data submission 5 due by 10 am, including results for school-based recognised studies and Forms R6 for large subject-groups
  • School RTOs: final date to submit Years 10, 11 and 12 VET data to QCAA via SDCS data submission 5
  • Schools: final date to provide literacy and numeracy notional sound data to QCAA via SLIMS; final date to provide QCIA data to QCAA via SLIMS; final date to provide results for recognised school studies via SDCS
  • International Baccalaureate schools: final date to provide results for incomplete IB studies via SDCS
  • RTOs: final date to submit Year 12 VET data via STAC; final date to submit Year 12 data via RABS
DECEMBER
  • Random sampling submissions due at QCAA district offices
  • Monitoring submissions for Year 11 due at QCAA district offices
  • Non-school providers: final date to provide results to QCAA via RABS
  • Final QCIA amendment data to QCAA via RABS
  • SDCS: final amendment data and associated forms due before QCAA database closes for printing of Year 12 Student Education Profiles for 2014
  • Years 10 and 11 VET data for 2014 final date for all RTOs to submit via STAC and/or QCAA via SDCS final amendments or RABS, as appropriate
  • Complete pre-production checks of QCIA
  • Subject-group checking ends
19 QCEs, Senior Statements, Statements of Results, QCIAs and Tertiary Entrance Statements posted
JANUARY 2015
12 
  • Final date for applications for verification or review of information recorded on the 2014 Senior Statements, Statements of Results, Queensland Certificates of Education (QCEs), Queensland Certificates of Individual Achievement (QCIAs), and Tertiary Entrance Statements
  • Senior External Examination: final date for applications for 2014 reassessments and script inspections
24 VET Certificates and Statements of Attainment printed by QCAA to arrive at school
27 Start of school year

 

Last reviewed: 1 July 2014

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