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: The minutes of all Board meetings of ACARA between June 2010 and February 2011. (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: The minutes of all Board meetings of ACARA between June 2010 and February 2011.
ACARA provided 8 redacted Board minutes. There were 3 draft minutes which were not provided as, at that time, the draft minutes were not approved by the Board.
Note: All the information provided to the FOI Applicant has been made publicly available.

ID: F11/24-27

: Various NAPLAN tests, as follows:2013 NAPLAN test, Year 5, language conventions;2014 NAPLAN tests, Year 5, language... (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: Various NAPLAN tests, as follows:2013 NAPLAN test, Year 5, language conventions;2014 NAPLAN tests, Year 5, language conventions, numeracy, reading magazine and reading; and2016 NAPLAN tests, Year 5, language conventions, numeracy, reading magazine and reading.Notes:To access the NAPLAN 2008–2011 tests, please visit the'Information regarding past NAPLAN test papers' pageof this website.ACARA does not provide access to the NAPLAN 2017 tests, as ACARA intends to use these tests for future equating tests to equate online and paper tests. ACARA notes the decision of the Acting Information Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim, in theMarty Ross decisionin support of its position.
ACARA released the requested documents in full (no redactions).
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

Links/Documents

ID: F17-23

: Information about how the measurement model is incorporated to equate 2008 and 2009 NAPLAN tests. (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: Information about how the measurement model is incorporated to equate 2008 and 2009 NAPLAN tests.
ACARA released:
a redacted copy of the Draft NAPLAN 2009 Central Analysis Technical Report; and
NAPLAN 2008 score equivalency tables.
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F11/2363-5

: NAPLAN 2013 score equivalency tables. (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: NAPLAN 2013 score equivalency tables.
ACARA released the requested document in full (no redactions).
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F13/566-8

: Australian Government Solicitor invoice to ACARA dated 28 April 2011, excluding personal information (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: Australian Government Solicitor invoice to ACARA dated 28 April 2011, excluding personal information
ACARA released a redacted copy of the requested document.
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F13/567-21

: NAPLAN 2008–11 tests, all year levels (3,5,7 and 9) and all domains except numeracy. The NAPLAN numeracy tests... (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: NAPLAN 2008–11 tests, all year levels (3,5,7 and 9) and all domains except numeracy. The NAPLAN numeracy tests 2008–11 were previously released under FOI.Note: 2012–15 NAPLAN testsACARA advises that:the NAPLANnumeracytests 2012–14 have been the subject of a decision by the Acting Information Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim, who has decidednotto release these tests under FOI– see theMarty Ross decision; andIt is highly likely that ACARA's FOI decision-maker would make an FOI decisionnotto release the NAPLAN tests 2012–14 in the other domains and the NAPLAN 2015 tests, for the same reasons as outlined in the Marty Ross decision. That is, no relevant circumstances have changed since ACARA last made a decision not to release NAPLAN papers for 2012 and beyond.
ACARA released the requested documents in full (no redactions).
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

Links/Documents

ID: F16/27-10

: Correspondence between ACARA andThe Australiannewspaper regarding ‘apparent breaches of the terms of use of the My... (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: Correspondence between ACARA andThe Australiannewspaper regarding ‘apparent breaches of the terms of use of the My School website’.
ACARA released three (3) documents. All documents have been released in full (no redactions).
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F13/566-29

: NAPLAN 2008–11 tests, all year levels (3,5,7 and 9) and all domains except numeracy. The NAPLAN numeracy tests... (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: NAPLAN 2008–11 tests, all year levels (3,5,7 and 9) and all domains except numeracy. The NAPLAN numeracy tests 2008–11 were previously released under FOI.Note: 2012–15 NAPLAN testsACARA advises that:·the NAPLANnumeracytests 2012–14 have been the subject of a decision by the Acting Information Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim, who has decidednotto release these tests under FOI– see theMarty Ross decision; and·It is highly likely that ACARA's FOI decision-maker would make an FOI decisionnotto release the NAPLAN tests 2012–14 in the other domains and the NAPLAN 2015 tests, for the same reasons as outlined in the Marty Ross decision. That is, no relevant circumstances have changed since ACARA last made a decision not to release NAPLAN papers for 2012 and beyond.
ACARA released the requested documents in full (no redactions).
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

Links/Documents

ID: F16/27-10

: Minutes for Board meetings:• No. 42 (21 March 2013)• No. 46 (5 September 2013) (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: Minutes for Board meetings:• No. 42 (21 March 2013)• No. 46 (5 September 2013)
ACARA released redacted copies of the requested documents.
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F13/565-12

: Broadly, a list of submissions to ACARA in relation to digital technologies as part of the consultation process on... (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: Broadly, a list of submissions to ACARA in relation to digital technologies as part of the consultation process on the 'Draft Australian Curriculum: Technologies Foundation to Year 10' and related submissions.
ACARA released 47 submissions, some of which contained redactions.
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F13/565-2

: Various 2016 emails relating to ACARA's decision to publish the NAPLAN 2008–2011 tests on the ACARA website as a... (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: Various 2016 emails relating to ACARA's decision to publish the NAPLAN 2008–2011 tests on the ACARA website as a part of ACARA's FOI disclosure log
ACARA released the requested document in full (no redactions).
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F17-16

: A copy of the draft 2014 report by Colmar Brunton on market research it conducted on the My School website. (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: A copy of the draft 2014 report by Colmar Brunton on market research it conducted on the My School website.
ACARA released the draft report by Colmar Brunton in part, redacting the name of one person mentioned in this report, in accordance with the terms of the Applicant’s FOI request. ACARA has also published the finalised
Colmar Brunton report, ‘Perspectives on the My School website’
on ACARA’s website.
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

Links/Documents

ID: F13/567-1

: High-level key messages regarding the 2012 school finance data collected for theMy School2014 release. (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: High-level key messages regarding the 2012 school finance data collected for theMy School2014 release.
ACARA released the requested document in full (no redactions).
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F13/566-5

: The formula for computing NAPLAN reliability; andThe reliability co-efficients for each of the NAPLAN years 2008-2013. (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: The formula for computing NAPLAN reliability; andThe reliability co-efficients for each of the NAPLAN years 2008-2013.
ACARA provided:
The formula for computing NAPLAN reliability; and
The reliability co-efficients for each of the NAPLAN years 2008-2012.
Note: All the information provided to the FOI applicant has been made publicly available.

ID: F13/565-3

: NAPLAN score equivalence tables for 2010, 2011 and 2012. (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: NAPLAN score equivalence tables for 2010, 2011 and 2012.
ACARA released NAPLAN score equivalence tables for 2010, 2011 and 2012 in full.
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F11/2363-9

: Correspondence between ACARA andThe Australiannewspaper regarding ‘apparent breaches of the terms of use of theMy... (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: Correspondence between ACARA andThe Australiannewspaper regarding ‘apparent breaches of the terms of use of theMy Schoolwebsite’.
ACARA released three (3) documents. All documents have been released in full (no redactions).
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F13/566-29

: The report on the 2011 national finance data forMy School2013 and a summary of key messages regarding these data. (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: The report on the 2011 national finance data forMy School2013 and a summary of key messages regarding these data.
ACARA released:
2011 National Finance Data for My School 2013; and
Key messages – School Finance Data for
My School
March 2013.
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F11/2363-13

: The methodology and measurement model used to calculate scaled NAPLAN test scores; andAn example of how this is applied. (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: The methodology and measurement model used to calculate scaled NAPLAN test scores; andAn example of how this is applied.
ACARA provided a redacted copy of the Draft NAPLAN 2009 Central Analysis Technical Report
Note: All the information provided to the FOI Applicant has been made publicly available.

ID: F11/2363-2

: High-level key messages regarding the 2012 school finance data collected for theMy School2014 release. (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: High-level key messages regarding the 2012 school finance data collected for theMy School2014 release.
ACARA released the requested document in full (no redactions).
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F13/566-5

: Broadly, summary information relating to ACARA’s contractors for each stage of the 2011 and 2012 NAPLAN lifecycles. (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: Broadly, summary information relating to ACARA’s contractors for each stage of the 2011 and 2012 NAPLAN lifecycles.
ACARA released:
2011 and 2012 NAPLAN - ACARA’s contractor information;
probity plan in relation to the NAPLAN 2012 Trial Administration; and
evaluation plan in relation to the NAPLAN 2012 Trial Administration.
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F11/2363-12

: High-level key messages regarding the 2014 school finance data uploaded to theMy Schoolwebsite as part of the 2016... (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: High-level key messages regarding the 2014 school finance data uploaded to theMy Schoolwebsite as part of the 2016 release.
ACARA released the requested document in full (no redactions).
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F16/27-24

: NAPLAN 2013 score equivalency tables. (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: NAPLAN 2013 score equivalency tables.
ACARA released the requested document in full (no redactions).
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F13/566-8

: NAPLAN score equivalence tables for 2010, 2011 and 2012. (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: NAPLAN score equivalence tables for 2010, 2011 and 2012.
ACARA released NAPLAN score equivalence tables for 2010, 2011 and 2012 in full.
Note: All the information provided to the FOI Applicant has been made publicly available.

ID: F11/2363-9

: The methodology and measurement model used to calculate scaled NAPLAN test scores; andAn example of how this is applied. (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: The methodology and measurement model used to calculate scaled NAPLAN test scores; andAn example of how this is applied.
ACARA released a redacted copy of the Draft NAPLAN 2009 Central Analysis Technical Report.
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F11/2363-2

: The formula for computing NAPLAN reliability; andThe reliability coefficients for each of the NAPLAN years 2008-2013. (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: The formula for computing NAPLAN reliability; andThe reliability coefficients for each of the NAPLAN years 2008-2013.
ACARA released:
The formula for computing NAPLAN reliability; and
The reliability coefficients for each of the NAPLAN years 2008-2012.
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F13/565-3

: High-level key messages regarding the 2015 school finance data uploaded to theMy Schoolwebsite as a part of the 2017... (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: High-level key messages regarding the 2015 school finance data uploaded to theMy Schoolwebsite as a part of the 2017 release.
ACARA released the requested document in full (no redactions).
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F17-15

: Broadly, a list of submissions to ACARA in relation to digital technologies as part of the consultation process on... (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: Broadly, a list of submissions to ACARA in relation to digital technologies as part of the consultation process on the "Draft Australian Curriculum: Technologies Foundation to Year 10" and related submissions.
ACARA provided 47 submissions, some of which contained redactions.
Note: All the information provided to the FOI applicant has been made publicly available.

ID: F13/565-2

: Broadly, non-public documents that explain the rationale for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and... (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: Broadly, non-public documents that explain the rationale for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures cross-curriculum priority.
ACARA released:
I
nterim National Curriculum Board (NCB) paper meeting 9 item 7.1 Curriculum Design; and
ACARA’s internal guidelines that assist writers for each learning area.
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F11/2363-14

: Minutes for Board meetings:• No. 42 (21 March 2013)• No. 46 (5 September 2013) (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: Minutes for Board meetings:• No. 42 (21 March 2013)• No. 46 (5 September 2013)
ACARA released redacted copies of the requested documents.
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F13/565-12

: Request covers, broadly, a large set of data from theMy Schoolwebsite, all in electronic format. This matter was... (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: Request covers, broadly, a large set of data from theMy Schoolwebsite, all in electronic format. This matter was the subject of a decision by the Freedom of Information Commissioner inDiamond and Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority[2013] AICmr 57 (22 May 2013).
In accordance with the decision of the Freedom of Information Commissioner, ACARA provided an historic, electronic list of all schools published on the
My School
website for the years 2008, 2009 and 2010.
Note: All the information provided to the FOI applicant has been made publicly available.

ID: F11/353-9

: The minutes of all Board meetings of ACARA between June 2010 and February 2011. (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: The minutes of all Board meetings of ACARA between June 2010 and February 2011.
ACARA released 8 redacted Board minutes. There were 3 draft minutes which were not released as, at that time, the draft minutes were not approved by the Board.
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F11/24-27

: Any report or document or presentation which is an overview and/or analysis of the 2010 school financial data added... (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: Any report or document or presentation which is an overview and/or analysis of the 2010 school financial data added to the My School website in February 2012.
2010 National Finance Data for My School 2012;
Summary statistics – All schools in financial data;
My School key messages (Summary); and
My School key messages (Detailed).
Note: All the information provided to the FOI Applicant has been made publicly available.

ID: F11/2363-6

: The minutes of all Board meetings of ACARA between1 January 2010 and 24 February 2011. (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: The minutes of all Board meetings of ACARA between1 January 2010 and 24 February 2011.
ACARA released 11 redacted Board minutes. There were 5 draft minutes which were not released as, at that time, the draft minutes were not approved by the Board.
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F11/24-27

: A copy of the draft 2014 report by Colmar Brunton on market research it conducted on the My School website. (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: A copy of the draft 2014 report by Colmar Brunton on market research it conducted on the My School website.
ACARA released the draft report by Colmar Brunton in part, redacting the name of one person mentioned in this report, in accordance with the terms of the Applicant’s FOI request. ACARA has also published the finalised
Colmar Brunton report, ‘Perspectives on the My School website’
on ACARA’s website.
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

Links/Documents

ID: F13/567-1

: The report on the 2011 national finance data forMy School2013 and a summary of key messages regarding this data. (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: The report on the 2011 national finance data forMy School2013 and a summary of key messages regarding this data.
2011 National Finance Data for
My School
2013; and
Key messages – School Finance Data for
My School
March 2013.
Note: All the information provided to the FOI Applicant has been made publicly available.

ID: F11/2363-13

: Broadly, email correspondence relating to ACARA’s communications with a data sharing website about release of... (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: Broadly, email correspondence relating to ACARA’s communications with a data sharing website about release of My School website data.
ACARA released three documents, one in full and two in part.
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F16/27-3

: FOI request(in summary form) (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: FOI request(in summary form)
Documents provided to Applicants
Note: ACARA comments

ID: TRIM Folder

: High-level key messages regarding the 2014 school finance data uploaded to the My School website as part of the 2016... (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: High-level key messages regarding the 2014 school finance data uploaded to the My School website as part of the 2016 release.
ACARA released the requested document in full (no redactions).
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F16/27-24

: Broadly, an internal email relating to ACARA’s communications with a data sharing website about release of My... (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: Broadly, an internal email relating to ACARA’s communications with a data sharing website about release of My School website data.
ACARA released one document, in part.
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F16/27-28

: Copies of the NAPLAN numeracy tests administered in each of the years from 2008 to 2011 (inclusive), for all of the... (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: Copies of the NAPLAN numeracy tests administered in each of the years from 2008 to 2011 (inclusive), for all of the year levels tested; andItem-by-item performance data at the national level (calculated using the national calibration sample) (i.e. data disclosing for each test question the nationwide percentage of students who answered that question correctly) for 2008-2013 numeracy tests, for all of the year levels tested.
ACARA released the requested documents in full (no redactions).
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F13/565-10

: Australian Government solicitor invoice to ACARA dated 28 April 2011, excluding personal information. (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: Australian Government solicitor invoice to ACARA dated 28 April 2011, excluding personal information.
ACARA released a redacted copy of the requested document.
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F13/567-21

: Broadly, summary information relating to ACARA’s contractors for each stage of the 2011 and 2012 NAPLAN lifecycles. (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: Broadly, summary information relating to ACARA’s contractors for each stage of the 2011 and 2012 NAPLAN lifecycles.
2011 and 2012 NAPLAN - ACARA’s contractor information;
Probity plan in relation to the NAPLAN 2012 Trial Administration; and
Evaluation plan in relation to the NAPLAN 2012 Trial Administration.
Note: All the information provided to the FOI applicant has been made publicly available.

ID: F11/2363-12

: Broadly, a 2015 Comcare compliance inspection report and other related documents. (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: Broadly, a 2015 Comcare compliance inspection report and other related documents.
ACARA released:
the requested report in part; and
the policy documents and enterprise agreement 2012-2016 listed on page 3 of the report in full.
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F17-24

: Request covers, broadly, a large set of data from theMy Schoolwebsite, all in electronic format. This matter was the... (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: Request covers, broadly, a large set of data from theMy Schoolwebsite, all in electronic format. This matter was the subject of a decision by the Freedom of Information Commissioner inDiamond and Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority[2013] AICmr 57 (22 May 2013).
In accordance with the decision of the Freedom of Information Commissioner, ACARA provided a historic, electronic list of all schools published on the
My School
website for the years 2008, 2009 and 2010.
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F11/353-9

: Broadly, email correspondence relating to ACARA’s communications with a data sharing website about release of My... (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: Broadly, email correspondence relating to ACARA’s communications with a data sharing website about release of My School website data.
ACARA released three documents, one in full and two in part.
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F16/27-3

: Any report or document or presentation which is an overview and/or analysis of the 2010 school financial data added... (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: Any report or document or presentation which is an overview and/or analysis of the 2010 school financial data added to theMy Schoolwebsite in February 2012.
ACARA released:
2010 National Finance Data for
My School
2012
summary statistics – All schools in financial data
My School
key messages (summary); and
My School
key messages (detailed).
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F11/2363-6

: Information about how the measurement model is incorporated to equate 2008 and 2009 NAPLAN tests. (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: Information about how the measurement model is incorporated to equate 2008 and 2009 NAPLAN tests.
ACARA provided:
a redacted copy of the Draft NAPLAN 2009 Central Analysis Technical Report; and
NAPLAN 2008 Score Equivalency Tables.
Note: All the information provided to the FOI Applicant has been made publicly available.

ID: F11/2363-5

: Broadly, non-public documents that explain the rationale for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories... (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: Broadly, non-public documents that explain the rationale for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures cross-curriculum priority.
ACARA provided:
Interim National Curriculum Board (NCB) paper meeting 9 item 7.1 Curriculum Design; and
ACARA’s internal guidelines that assist writers for each learning area.
Note: All the information provided to the FOI applicant has been made publicly available.

ID: F11/2363-14

: Copies of the NAPLAN numeracy tests administered in each of the years from 2008 to 2011 (inclusive), for all of the... (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority)

Title: Copies of the NAPLAN numeracy tests administered in each of the years from 2008 to 2011 (inclusive), for all of the year levels tested; andItem-by-item performance data at the national level (calculated using the national calibration sample) (i.e. data disclosing for each test question the nationwide percentage of students who answered that question correctly) for 2008-2013 numeracy tests, for all of the year levels tested.Note:only NAPLAN numeracy tests 2008–2011 (for all year levels tested) have been released under FOI. NAPLAN numeracy tests 2012–2014 have not been released.
ACARA released the requested documents in full (no redactions).
Note: All documents released to the FOI applicant have been made publicly available.

ID: F13/565-10
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