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NSW Syllabuses

English Standard Stage 6 - Year 12 - Objective E Outcome 9


A student:

  • EN12-9

    reflects on, assesses and monitors own learning and refines individual and collaborative processes as an independent learner

Related Life Skills outcome: ENLS6-12


  • Students:
  • Engage personally with texts
  • monitor and assess the effectiveness of their various learning strategies in English pscwe
  • recognise that reading, viewing and listening are active and interactive processes in which personal experiences and expectations influence understanding and interpretation
  • Develop and apply contextual knowledge
  • assess their own strengths and needs as learners and apply strategies for ongoing improvement pscwe
  • support the learning of others by objectively assessing their strengths and needs as learners and offering constructive feedback as appropriate pscddwe
  • assess individual and collaborative processes appropriate for particular learning contexts pscwe
  • assess how technology can be used to enhance their learning cctictpsc
  • understand and use appropriate metalanguage and textual forms to assess and reflect on their own learning and that of others ictpscwe
  • Respond to and compose texts
  • use writing as a tool to reflect on their own learning, assessing how processes can be adjusted to ensure better learning outcomes cctpsc
  • use critical and constructive feedback from others to improve learning, including their composing and responding pscwe
  • assess the strengths and weaknesses of their own compositional style and improve compositions as a result of the process of reflection pscwe

The course objectives express the knowledge, skills and understandings that are demonstrated through the outcomes and content. These are applied within the context of the modules.

ESL Scales

The levels on the ESL scales needed to achieve this English syllabus outcome are Writing level 7, Reading and Responding level 7 and Oral Interaction level 8.

An EAL/D student at this stage of schooling may be assessed at a range of levels on the ESL scales Writing and Reading and Responding strands from Beginning level 1 to level 7 and Oral Interaction strand from level 1 to level 8. Teachers plan a learning pathway for EAL/D students using the ESL scales outcomes and pointers. Teachers assess EAL/D students' current level of English on the ESL scales then plan teaching and learning activities to scaffold learning for students working towards the achievement of English syllabus outcomes.

For EAL/D students to achieve this English syllabus outcome the teaching focus and pathway of learning will be mainly within the Strategies ESL scales strand organiser. See ESL scales outcomes for Oral Interaction: 5.4, 6.4, 7.4, 8.4; Reading and Responding: 5.8, 6.8, 7.8; Writing: 4.12, 5.12, 6.12, 7.12.