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Education of a kind or for children of a kind

Evidence of capacity to comply

If a proposed non-government school is applying for registration as a school providing education of a kind, or for children of a kind, documentation must be provided that:

  • describes the children of a kind for whom it is proposed the school would provide an education
  • explains how the proposed curriculum would meet the needs of potential students
  • outlines the proposed total number of teaching hours per Year/class for each course/learning area
  • includes the intended educational program:
    • scope and sequence of learning/units of work in relation to each course/learning area for each Year
    • planned resources and equipment to be available for each course/learning area
    • an assessment plan indicating how students’ performance in each proposed course will be assessed, monitored and recorded
    • proposed process for reporting student achievement
  • describes how the proposed school, if secondary and applying for registration only, will inform parents of students in writing each year that the proposed school will not be eligible to enter candidates for the award of the Record of School Achievement  and will indicate the consequences for potential candidates for that credential of the proposed school not being accredited.

The proposed non-government school must be able to demonstrate alignment between NESA syllabuses and the school's proposed curriculum documentation.


Where a non-government school is applying for initial registration to provide education for children of foreign nationals, the teaching staff must hold qualifications that are deemed appropriate by the relevant education authority (or equivalent) to teach the curriculum being delivered.


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