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Key dates for endorsement in 2023

General and General (Extension) subjects

In 2023:

  • the final summative internal assessment instruments for students exiting the subject in 2023 will be endorsed in Term 1
  • the first two summative internal assessment instruments for the next cohort of students, those exiting in 2024, will be endorsed in Terms 3-4
  • all assessment instruments for compressed delivery, and new subject offerings introduced after Event 1, 2022 (including extension syllabuses) will be endorsed at the second endorsement event for that cohort of students.

Endorsement activities in 2023

Endorsement event 2 for assessment instruments for students exiting the subject in 2023
Date WeekActivity
Term 1
Friday 3 February2Final date for schools to submit assessments for endorsement
Saturday 11 February - Sunday 12 February3 Endorsement meeting (two days for Essential English and Essential Mathematics)
Friday 17 February4 Endorsement decisions provided to schools
Tuesday 21 February – Tuesday 28 March5Consultations for non-endorsed assessment instruments from Application 1
Monday 6 March7Final date for schools to submit not-endorsed assessment instruments for Application 2
Monday 20 March9Final date for Application 2 decisions provided to schools
Endorsement event 1 for assessment instruments for students exiting the subject in 2024
DateWeekActivity
Term 2
Monday 15 May 5 Endorsement application opens for 2024 Units 3 and 4 assessments
Term 3
Friday 4 August 4

Final date for schools to submit assessments for endorsement

Saturday 12 August - Sunday 13 August 5 Endorsement meeting (one day for Essential English and Essential Mathematics)
Monday 21 August 7

Endorsement decisions provided to schools

Wednesday 23 August – Wednesday 30 August 7

Consultations for non-endorsed assessment instruments from Application 1

Monday 4 September 9 Final date for schools to submit not-endorsed assessment instruments for Application 2
Friday 15 September 10 Final date for Application 2 decisions provided to schools

Essential English and Essential Mathematics

Endorsement activities for Essential English and Essential Mathematics occur at the same time as General subjects but with some differences.

In 2023:

  • the third and fourth summative internal assessment instruments for students exiting Essential English and/or Essential Mathematics in 2023 will be endorsed in Term 1
  • the first summative internal assessment instrument for Essential English and Essential Mathematics for the next cohort of students, those exiting in 2024, will be endorsed in Term 3.

Note: the second summative internal assessment instrument for Essential English and Essential Mathematics is a common internal assessment developed by QCAA.

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