AARA reporting and approving processes
Schools complete AARA applications and submit them to the QCAA via the QCAA Portal on behalf of students. Students and parents/carers consult with schools and provide required supporting documentation. Applications are submitted to the QCAA for assessment in Units 3 and 4 only. For assessment in Units 1 and 2, all AARA decisions and processes are school based.
Principal-reported AARA are specific practical arrangements and adjustments authorised by the principal or principal’s delegate for an eligible student.
Internal and external assessment
*QCAA approval is required for these AARA only for the CIA (common internal assessment) for Applied (Essential) subjects.
QCAA-approved AARA are specific practical arrangements and adjustments that must be approved by the QCAA.
The common internal assessment (CIA) in Applied (Essential) subjects
More AARA resources are available, including: