School Curriculum and Standards Authority

The School Curriculum and Standards Authority (SCSA) is an independent statutory authority that is responsible to the Western Australian Minister for Education. It is administered by a board consisting of seven members appointed for their expertise in education and assessment.  The School Curriculum and Standards Authority is responsible for

  • setting standards of student achievement and for the assessment and certification of student achievement according to those standards;
  • developing an outline of curriculum and assessment in schools that, taking account of the needs of students, sets out the knowledge, understanding, skills, values and attitudes that students are expected to acquire and guidelines for the assessment of student achievement;
  • developing and accrediting courses for schools; and
  • maintaining a database of information relating to the participation by students during their school years in education, training or employment as provided by the School Education Act; the achievement of students during those years; and records of assessment in respect to students.

More Information:

School Curriculum and Standards Authority
303 Sevenoaks St
Western Australia 6107

Office hours: 8.00am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday

Phone: +61 8 9273 6300
Fax: +61 8 9273 6301
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