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Completion of HSC school-based assessment tasks

ACE 8073

Last Updated: 1 April 2019

NESA expects students to attempt all assessment tasks set.

For all Board Developed Courses (except VET courses and Life Skills courses) NESA requires all students to follow an assessment program and have a school-based assessment mark submitted.

The minimum requirement is that the student must make a genuine attempt at assessment tasks that contribute in excess of 50 percent of available marks in the course.

A student who does not comply with the assessment requirements and receives a non-completion determination in a course will have neither an assessment mark nor an examination mark awarded for that course.

In the case of Extension courses, students who do not comply with the minimum assessment requirements for any co-requisite course will not receive a result in either course.