Implementation information for K–6 schools
- The HSIE K–6 Syllabus (1998) will be replaced by the History K–10 and Geography K–10 syllabuses as they are implemented in K–6 schools.
- In 2016, all K–6 schools will teach the new History syllabus in place of the Change and Continuity strand in the current HSIE K–6 Syllabus.
- When K–6 schools begin teaching the new Geography syllabus, it will be in place of the Cultures, Environments and Social Systems and Structures strands in the current HSIE K–6 Syllabus.
- The recommended percentage of teaching time of 6–10% of the typical school week for the HSIE key learning area in K–6 schools will remain unchanged.
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History K–10 Syllabus
2015 – Start teaching Years 8 and 10, optional to teach K–6
2016 – Start teaching K–6
Geography K–10 Syllabus
2016 – Familiarisation and planning, optional to teach K–6
2017 – Start teaching K–6, Years 7 and 9
2018 – Start teaching Years 8 and 10