To be used for the first time in 2015 with Year 11 students.
Subject Area Syllabuses
Subject Area Syllabuses will replace Study Area Specifications for Authority-registered subjects. Watch the series of four orientation video clips for an introduction and explanation of Subject Area Syllabuses.
The revision of Study Area Specifications as Subject Area Syllabuses has removed the embedded Vocational Education and Training (VET) certificates and competencies included in Approaches A and C. Subject Area Syllabuses have been modelled on and developed from Approach B of Study Area Specifications.
Authority-registered subjects contribute four credits towards the Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) when successfully completed. Results in these subjects are not used in the calculation of OPs and FPs.
The SAS describes the objectives, course organisation and assessment for the subject:
The SAS subject guide gives a brief overview of the subject: