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NSW Syllabuses

Languages

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

 

Implementation

2018 – Familiarisation and planning for new Chinese, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean and Spanish
K–10 syllabuses.
Languages study is optional for K—6 schools. For schools that have a formal languages program, new syllabuses are to be implemented from 2019.

2019 – Start teaching Chinese, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean and Spanish in K–6 (if implementing).
Start teaching Chinese, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean and Spanish in Year 7.
Start teaching Chinese, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean and Spanish Year 9 elective course.

2020 – Start teaching Chinese, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean and Spanish in Year 8.
Start teaching Chinese, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean and Spanish Year 10 elective course.