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HSC Monitoring /Central Coast

HT meetings term 4
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janine debenham

on 11 October 2012

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a regional package
is to be released shortly The management of the Higher School Certificate is an issue which is coming under increasing public and legal scrutiny. It is a very important credential for students and it is of great interest to the public and the media. It is a highly competitive process for many students, their families and schools. Consequently breaches of the HSC can result in severe consequences for students and their families, classroom teachers, school executive, principals and Department of Education and Communities. provides a number of proformas
covers all aspects of monitoring explicit and systematic

systems support teachers HSC monitoring
and support Syllabus- all staff must ensure
All mandatory requirements are covered. ( text, hours, prac hours, size and weight restrictions, exclusions)
Students have access to document
Programs and units of work reflect the syllabus and the outcomes in the syllabus.
Use the BOS web site to keep up to date with any changes to the original syllabus document. ( There have been several in some subjects) Important considerations Documentation is:- All Staff with a senior class need to ensure they have set up folders using the package or a similar alternative.
Digital records must be printable and available on request
All senior folder checks will occur before the end of term 2 (Year 12 term 1, year 11 term2)
Packages should be online. Current situation Curriculum Directorate
BOS
Support documents
HSC bulletins
Other staff
Subject groups and Associations Where to get help re Assessment Students showing concern documentation
Warning letters* - for appropriate concerns only
Keep records of conferences* with teacher and HT.
Use proforma * for each student showing concern as soon as first letter is sent. The proforma allows you to follow procedures necessary for “no go” determination
Appeals
Students must be given opportunities to achieve outcomes
Warning Letters* should outline.
Problems, due dates, what needs to be done and due dates for re-submission . Documentation continued Accurate Roll / attendance
Course Content (Program, Scope and sequence, Units of work)
Assessment schedule*( printed in Assessment booklet each year)
2 weeks written notification of tasks and especially any changes to task (if approved by Principal)
Written documentation of receipt of task or any changes. ( *)
Record of task marks and rankings ( *)
Collect samples of student work.
Copies of meaningful feedback to students*

Suggestion :- keep records in more than one place and be aware where they are to access if necessary Essential Documentation Task name
Outcomes to be assessed
Weightings/ components
Marks
Criteria for assessment
Task outline
Marking Guide ( originally mandatory 2003.)
Have meaningful written feedback
Tasks published in the assessment booklet must be adhered to. Any changes must be approved by the Principal.
Tasks should be written on a board and/or in a school diary or calendar to avoid clashes with other events. Assessment tasks
Tasks should include the following. Must be fair and equitable
Should have between 3 – 5 tasks
A variety of tools should be used to assess a variety of outcomes ( exam, research, written, oral, practical. Field work,Etc……)
You CANNOT assess values and attitudes
All outcomes must be assessed over the duration of the course Assessment schedule Accurate Roll / attendance
Course Content (Program, Scope and sequence, Units of work)
Assessment schedule*( printed in Assessment booklet each year)
2 weeks written notification of tasks and especially any changes to task (if approved by Principal)
Written documentation of receipt of task or any changes. ( *)
Record of task marks and rankings ( *)
Collect samples of student work.
Copies of meaningful feedback to students*

Suggestion :- keep records in more than one place and be aware where they are to access if necessary Essential Documentation Syllabus- all staff must ensure
All mandatory requirements are covered. ( text, hours, prac hours, size and weight restrictions, exclusions)
Students have access to document
Programs and units of work reflect the syllabus and the outcomes in the syllabus.
Use the BOS web site to keep up to date with any changes to the original syllabus document. ( There have been several in some subjects) Important considerations All Staff with a senior class need to ensure they have set up folders using the package or a similar alternative.
Digital records must be printable and available on request
All senior folder checks will occur before the end of term 2 (Year 12 term 1, year 11 term2)
Packages should be online. Current situation Curriculum Directorate
BOS
Support documents
HSC bulletins
Other staff
Subject groups and Associations Where to get help re Assessment Students showing concern documentation
Warning letters* - for appropriate concerns only
Keep records of conferences* with teacher and HT.
Use proforma * for each student showing concern as soon as first letter is sent. The proforma allows you to follow procedures necessary for “no go” determination
Appeals
Students must be given opportunities to achieve outcomes
Warning Letters* should outline.
Problems, due dates, what needs to be done and due dates for re-submission . Documentation continued Task name
Outcomes to be assessed
Weightings/ components
Marks
Criteria for assessment
Task outline
Marking Guide ( originally mandatory 2003.)
Have meaningful written feedback
Tasks published in the assessment booklet must be adhered to. Any changes must be approved by the Principal.
Tasks should be written on a board and/or in a school diary or calendar to avoid clashes with other events. Assessment tasks
Tasks should include the following. Must be fair and equitable
Should have between 3 – 5 tasks
A variety of tools should be used to assess a variety of outcomes ( exam, research, written, oral, practical. Field work,Etc……)
You CANNOT assess values and attitudes
All outcomes must be assessed over the duration of the course Assessment schedule The responsibility of each Teacher with a senior class
Checked by each Head Teacher who signs a document* to say correct procedures are being followed ( HT needs to be confident this information is correct, NOTE :if you are a relieving HT your responsibility is the same.)
then given to D.P
then given to Principal who has to sign documentation for D.O. Documentation is:- To ensure staff are protecting self from appeals and complaints that may arise during the Preliminary and HSC courses.
To ensure all parties are being fair and equitable in the delivery and assessment / reporting of courses offered at your High School. Purpose of the procedures now in place Be honest
Be fair
Trust but don’t assume to much because it may be up to you to answer questions if things go wrong. A Great Deal! How much responsibility do you have in this situation? At a ministerial level.
At a district level.
At a school level.

How confident are you that your staff are doing the right thing?
Could you get the necessary information together to answer these complaints in 24 hours if requested by the Principal or the SED? Have you considered what happens when you have a complaint made against one of your subjects or teachers? Why and some ideas about how HSC Monitoring and Support Documentation All Staff with a senior class need to ensure they have set up folders using the package or a similar alternative.
Digital records must be printable and available on request
All senior folder checks will occur before the end of term 2 (Year 12 term 1, year 11 term2)
Packages should be online. Current situation Curriculum Directorate
BOS
Support documents
HSC bulletins
Other staff
Subject groups and Associations Where to get help re Assessment Students showing concern documentation
Warning letters* - for appropriate concerns only
Keep records of conferences* with teacher and HT.
Use proforma * for each student showing concern as soon as first letter is sent. The proforma allows you to follow procedures necessary for “no go” determination
Appeals
Students must be given opportunities to achieve outcomes
Warning Letters* should outline.
Problems, due dates, what needs to be done and due dates for re-submission . Documentation continued Accurate Roll / attendance
Course Content (Program, Scope and sequence, Units of work)
Assessment schedule*( printed in Assessment booklet each year)
2 weeks written notification of tasks and especially any changes to task (if approved by Principal)
Written documentation of receipt of task or any changes. ( *)
Record of task marks and rankings ( *)
Collect samples of student work.
Copies of meaningful feedback to students*

Suggestion :- keep records in more than one place and be aware where they are to access if necessary Essential Documentation Must be fair and equitable
Should have between 3 – 5 tasks
A variety of tools should be used to assess a variety of outcomes ( exam, research, written, oral, practical. Field work,Etc……)
You CANNOT assess values and attitudes
All outcomes must be assessed over the duration of the course Assessment schedule Syllabus- all staff must ensure
All mandatory requirements are covered. ( text, hours, prac hours, size and weight restrictions, exclusions)
Students have access to document
Programs and units of work reflect the syllabus and the outcomes in the syllabus.
Use the BOS web site to keep up to date with any changes to the original syllabus document. ( There have been several in some subjects) Important considerations The responsibility of each Teacher with a senior class
Checked by each Head Teacher who signs a document* to say correct procedures are being followed ( HT needs to be confident this information is correct, NOTE :if you are a relieving HT your responsibility is the same.)
then given to D.P
then given to Principal who has to sign documentation for D.O. Documentation is:- To ensure staff are protecting self from appeals and complaints that may arise during the Preliminary and HSC courses.
To ensure all parties are being fair and equitable in the delivery and assessment / reporting of courses offered at your High School. Purpose of the procedures now in place Why
and some ideas about how
to ensure quality systems
are in
place HSC Monitoring and Support Documentation Task name
Outcomes to be assessed
Weightings/ components
Marks
Criteria for assessment
Task outline
Marking Guide ( originally mandatory 2003.)
Have meaningful written feedback
Tasks published in the assessment booklet must be adhered to. Any changes must be approved by the Principal.
Tasks should be written on a board and/or in a school diary or calendar to avoid clashes with other events. Assessment tasks
Tasks should include the following. At a ministerial level.
At a district level.
At a school level.

How confident are you that your staff are doing the right thing?
Could you get the necessary information together to answer these complaints in 24 hours if requested by the Principal or the SED? Have you considered what happens when you have a complaint made against one of your subjects or teachers? Be honest
Be fair
Trust but don’t assume to much because it may be up to you to answer questions if things go wrong. A Great Deal! How much responsibility do you have in this situation? To ensure staff are protecting self from appeals and complaints that may arise during the Preliminary and HSC courses.
and
To ensure all parties are being fair and equitable in the delivery and assessment / reporting of courses offered at your High School. Purpose of the procedures now in place BREACHES to consider The responsibility of each Teacher with a senior class
Checked by each Head Teacher who signs a document* to say correct procedures are being followed ( HT needs to be confident this information is correct, NOTE :if you are a relieving HT your responsibility is the same.)
then given to D.P
then given to Principal who has to sign documentation for D.O. teacher responsibility Syllabus- all staff must ensure
All mandatory requirements are covered. ( text, hours, prac hours, size and weight restrictions, exclusions)
Students have access to document
Programs and units of work reflect the syllabus and the outcomes in the syllabus.
Use the BOS web site to keep up to date with any changes to the original syllabus document. ( There have been several in some subjects) Important considerations consider this phone call a parent complaint to district office:-

my child has had 4 teachers for HSC English and has not been taught the entire course?
They know this because the neighbour is a teacher at another school................. What documentation
can you produce
to answer this question ? if the information is true
what can you do
(it is just after the trial.) Must be fair and equitable
Should have between 3 – 5 tasks
A variety of tools should be used to assess a variety of outcomes ( exam, research, written, oral, practical. Field work,Etc……)
You CANNOT assess values and attitudes
All outcomes must be assessed over the duration of the course Assessment Schedule Task name
Outcomes to be assessed
Weightings/ components
Marks
Criteria for assessment
Task outline
Marking Guide ( originally mandatory 2003.)
Have meaningful written feedback
Tasks published in the assessment booklet must be adhered to. Any changes must be approved by the Principal.
Tasks should be written on a board and/or in a school diary or calendar to avoid clashes with other events. Assessment Tasks Accurate Roll / attendance
Course Content (Program, Scope and sequence, Units of work)
Assessment schedule*( printed in Assessment booklet each year)
2 weeks written notification of tasks and especially any changes to task (if approved by Principal)
Written documentation of receipt of task or any changes. ( *)
Record of task marks and rankings ( *)
Collect samples of student work.
Copies of meaningful feedback to students*

Suggestion :- keep records in more than one place and be aware where they are to access if necessary Essential Documentation Students showing concern documentation
Warning letters* - for appropriate concerns only
Keep records of conferences* with teacher and HT.
Use proforma * for each student showing concern as soon as first letter is sent. The proforma allows you to follow procedures necessary for “no go” determination
Appeals
Students must be given opportunities to achieve outcomes
Warning Letters* should outline.
Problems, due dates, what needs to be done and due dates for re-submission . Documentation cont'd the principal asks for the documentation to support
an N determination for a year 12 students who has multiple N warnings for a subject from your faculty.
What processes do you have in place that assures you that you will be able to easily get the required documents and that the N determination would stand up should the student appeal the decision? QUESTION warning letters
a check list with evidence of contact with:-
student,
parents,
HT interview,
Deputy contact, interview
evidence of program of improvement-as opportunity to improve......
BOS
District Office
Support documents
HSC bulletins
Other staff and HTs
Subject groups and Associations HELP What level of systematic documentation do you have in your
school?

Is it monitored by Executive?

do you feel protected by the systems you have in place ? ensuring it is a support system in the school is the key to its implementation and whole school compliance......used as a negative tool will no doubt lead to resistance practical work done after due date correct text not done assessment rank not correct work not marked but
student says it was submitted mandatory core not taught
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