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NSW Syllabuses

Languages

The Languages K–10 Key Learning Area (KLA) includes new Chinese and Japanese K–10 syllabuses. With each syllabus you will find support materials and advice on supporting students with special education needs. 

Draft syllabuses

The French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Korean and Spanish
K–10 draft syllabuses are now available.

Download these draft syllabuses and read about consultation opportunities at: Languages K–10 Syllabus Development.

Implementation

2017 – Familiarisation and planning for new Chinese and Japanese K–10 syllabuses.

2018 – Familiarisation and planning for new Chinese and Japanese K–10 syllabuses.
Optional to teach Chinese and Japanese in K–6 Term.

2019 – Start teaching Chinese and Japanese in K–6 (if implementing).
Start teaching Chinese and Japanese in Year 7.
Start teaching Chinese and Japanese Year 9 elective course.

2020 – Start teaching Chinese and Japanese in Year 8.
Start teaching Chinese and Japanese Year 10 elective course.