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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.

2015

DECEMBER 2014
  • 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, 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 
  • SEP: 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: closing 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
30 Recognised Studies: requests for random sampling sent by QCAA
FEBRUARY
2
  • 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 2014
  • Schools submit Form A1: Agreement for QCEs, QCIAs, Senior Statements and Tertiary Entrance Statements to be issued
Senior External Examination: Information about Year 12 student examination registration process published in QCAA memo
13 Monitoring meetings: Wide Bay
16 SDCS: school enrolment data submission due
16–20 Monitoring meetings: all districts except Wide Bay, Mackay and Rockhampton
20 SEP: final date for schools to inform QCAA of amendments to 2014 data
23 Monitoring meetings: Mackay and Rockhampton
27 SEP: final date for QCAA to amend school information in learning accounts for students in the 2014 cohort QCEs
MARCH
2 Schools: final date for students who completed Year 12 in 2014 to be enrolled as repeat students for purposes of OP calculation in 2015
23 SDCS: school data submission 1 due, including Years 10, 11 and 12 VET data and identified eligible QCIA students
27

SEP: final date for QCAA to print amended Senior Statements, Statements of Results, QCIAs, Tertiary Entrance Statements, VET Certificates and Statement of Attainment for 2014 cohort QCEs

APRIL
2
  • 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 QCAA
20  Start of Term 2
27 SDCS: school data submission 1, version 2 due, including updated Years 10, 11 and 12 VET data and identified eligible QCIA students
29-30 Moderation meetings for schools offering study area specifications
30 Senior External Examination: closing date for examination registrations from Year 12 students
MAY
1–29 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

18 Monitoring submissions for Music Extension, English Extension, French Extension, German Extension, Chinese Extension, and Indonesian Extension at QCAA managing district offices
26 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 QCAA via RABS for mid-year certification
  • Schools: final date to submit VET Competency Completion Reports 1 and 2 (using Competency Completion Online System) and Learner/Employer Survey Reports (using SMART software) to QCAA (based on 2014 data/surveys)
JULY
13  Start of Term 3
20  SDCS: school data submission 2, version 2 due, including updated Years 10, 11 and 12 VET data
27–31 Monitoring meetings for Music Extension, English Extension, French Extension, German Extension, Chinese Extension, and Indonesian Extension
29–31 QCIA district verification meetings; QCIA data entered into RABS
31
  • SEP: Mid-year certification — QCEs and Statements of Results issued for eligible students
  • School RTO: final date for all VET registration applications for 2016
AUGUST
1–21 QCIA district verification meetings; QCIA data entered into RABS
10 
  • 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
24 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
31
  • SEP: final date for applications for mid-year verification or review of information recorded on the 2015 Statements of Results, and Queensland Certificates of Education (QCEs), issued in July
  • Senior External Examination: closing date for applications for special provision
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)
18 
  • 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 10 August
OCTOBER
  • Start of Term 4
  • Verification submissions for Year 12 due at QCAA district offices
12 SDCS: school data submission 3 due, including updated Years 10, 11 and 12 VET data
Schools submit Form A13: Agreement to publish SAIs
13 Verification submissions for Music Extension and English Extension due at QCAA district offices
17 Senior External Examination: examination period begins
19 Verification meetings: all district review panels (all subjects except Extension subjects)
19–20
  • Verification meetings: state only review panels
  • State review of provisional QCIAs
22-29 Consultation period with district review panels following verification, except for Extension subjects in Music, English, French, German, Chinese and Indonesian
22 Verification submissions for Extension subjects French, German, Chinese and Indonesian due at QCAA district offices
23 Verification meeting for Music Extension and English Extension
30
  • Provisional statements and eligibility reports for Years11 and 12 cohorts posted to schools’ secure site of QCAA website based on data submitted on 12 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
2 Final date for verification consultations with district review panels
9–12
  • State review panel comparability meetings
  • Verification of Extension French, German, Chinese and Indonesian
mid Senior External Examination: examination period ends
18  Final date for verification consultations for state-only panels, extension language subjects, unresolved submissions with state panels
19 
  • Final date for Form R7 consultations 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
20 
  • Finishing day for Year 12 students
  • Schools: final date to download provisional statements and eligibility reports via the schools’ secure section of QCAA website
  • Final date for consultation for all extension subjects
23 
  • 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
24  Final date for Form R7 consultations for large groups
25 Schools publish SAIs
26
  • 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 RABS
  • Schools: final date to provide QCIA data to QCAA via RABS
  • International Baccalaureate schools: final date to provide results for incomplete IB studies via SDCS
  • RTOs: final date to submit Years 10,11,12 VET data via STAC
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 by 5 pm to enable the QCAA database to close for printing of Year 12 Student Education Profiles for 2015
  • Subject-group checking ends
18 QCEs, Senior Statements, Statements of Results, QCIAs and Tertiary Entrance Statements posted
JANUARY 2016
11 
  • Final date for applications for verification or review of information recorded on the 2015 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 2015 reassessments and script inspections
22 VET Certificates and Statements of Attainment printed by QCAA to arrive at school
25 Start of school year

 

Last updated: 5 December 2014

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