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Framework and Course Redevelopment in 2022

Posted on 17 Nov 2021

Teachers interested in being involved in the redevelopment or accreditation of the following Framework or courses in semester one 2022 may submit an Expression of Interest via the link below.

  • Commerce Framework
  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Australian and Global Politics
  • Legal Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Agriculture
  • Interdisciplinary Science- Flight, Forestry, Oceanography

Expression of Interest Submission: https://forms.gle/Bk1ty8HedW5kzTYD7



BSSS Review of C and E Course Classifications

Posted on 21 Sep 2021

The public consultation period has now closed. The committee will now consider all feedback that has been received through written submission, public consultation forums and survey questions. 

Review of C and E Course Classifications - Public Consultation

Posted on 13 Aug 2021

The Review of C and E Course Classifications: Report has been developed in response to the terms of reference endorsed by the Board in November 2020.Feedback can be provided using the Survey Monkey link here . Face-to-face consultation will be held during August and September 2021 at the Office of the Board of Senior Secondary Studies. Dates and time for these events will be confirmed soon.



Public Consultation - Draft BSSS Courses

Posted on 13 Aug 2021

The draft BSSS courses for Early Childhood Studies, Construction Pathways, Psychology, Social and Community Work, Sociology, Tourism and Event Management are available for public consultation.

Copies of each draft course, along with a link to provide feedback, can be found on the Curriculum Development Page. The consultation period for all courses closes midday on Wednesday 18 August 2021.



Public Consultation – Draft BSSS Shape Papers

Posted on 19 Apr 2021

The Draft BSSS Shape Papers for Psychology, Sociology, Early Childhood Studies, Social and Community Work, and Tourism and Event Management are now available for public consultation.


Copies of each Draft Shape Paper along with a link to provide feedback can be found on the Curriculum Development Page. The consultation period for all shape papers closes on Thursday 29 April 2021.


AST 2021

Posted on 15 Apr 2021

As the ACT is in lockdown, the AST has been postponed until Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 October 2021.

ACT Scaling Test (AST)



COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

Posted on 15 Apr 2021

Advice for Students and Parents/Carers
A Message from the BSSS Executive Director
A Message from the BSSS Board Chair
Frequently Asked Questions
General Information
Assessment during COVID-19 and lockdown