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Academic Curriculum

NSW Education Standards Authority

Head of Curriculum, Elizabeth Watson

From the Director of Learning, Elizabeth Watson

Following the Government’s acceptance of the recommendations from its Review of BOSTES (Board of Studies Teaching and Education Standards), from 1 January 2017 BOSTES will become the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA). The brand is being refreshed and information, including a new logo, will be revealed shortly. The following is key information which will apply from January 2017:

  • The NSW Education Standards Authority is responsible for driving improvements in student achievement.
  • Education Standards establishes and monitors statewide, cross-sector quality teaching, learning, assessment and school standards
  • Education Standards is focussed on monitoring quality, not compliance

New domain

The new website will be