Course Accreditation and Related Issues

Under s26 & s27 of the Office of Tasmanian Assessment, Standards and Certification Act 2003, TASC may accredit a senior secondary course for a period determined by the Office.

This section of the TASC website contains information relating to the accreditation of TASC courses, consultation documents, processes for amending accredited courses, and other support material.

A list of current accredited courses and course documents are available from the TASC Course Directory

The following table illustrates the key elements of state-wide accredited
courses and TASCs role in these elements.

Key elements of state-wide accredited courses:Current TASC role
i. the course documentaccredit and publish
ii. material to explain the nature of the course to the community, parents and studentsbrief overview - published with course document
iii. examination/assessment specifications, examples and exemplars design, develop, publish
iv. implementation support materials (teacher guides, resources, sample activities)none
v. quality assurance of results design, develop, conduct, report, publish
vi. external assessmentdevelop, action, deliver, monitor, determine
vii. provision/deliveryset standards for provision, audit against standards
viii. certification.collect and verify results, process data and issue certificates and statements.

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