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Media release
22 July 2024

The 2024 HSC Study Guide is a “Recipe Tin” full of tips and advice for students

The 2024 HSC Study Guide has been released online and in print today, to support the state’s 78,000+ students preparing to sit exams later this year. 

Official notice
19 July 2024

Important change: HSC Chinese Extension Prescriptions 2025 – 2030

NESA has removed the Chinese Extension Stage 6 Course Prescriptions 2025 – 2030 . The Chinese Extension Stage 6 Course Prescriptions 2020 – 2024 have been extended for an additional year. They will be used for the HSC examinations in 2025.  

15 July 2024

Scheduled maintenance

These websites will be offline on Wednesday 17 July (7pm – 9.30pm).

9 July 2024

Scheduled maintenance

These websites will be offline Friday 12 July (7pm) to Sunday 14 July (7pm):

27 June 2024

How a Kirrawee High School student found confidence in herself in HSC Drama

Annaliese Mustapic learned the art of subtlety, then smashed an ironing board in front of an audience of 400 people, writes Francisco Dominguez.

24 June 2024

Demystifying the HSC, one careers expo at a time

NESA’s Liaison Officers hit the road to support students and teachers at NSW’s careers expos.

Official notice
21 June 2024

Potential discontinuation of HSC Croatian Continuers Stage 6 and continuation of HSC Dutch Continuers Stage 6 courses

Croatian Continuers Stage 6 course is at risk of discontinuation in 2026 due to low candidature in 2022 and 2023. Dutch Continuers Stage 6 course will continue in 2026. This is a result of candidate numbers exceeding 15 in 2023. 

Official notice
11 June 2024

HSC English Prescriptions extended to 2026

NESA has extended the current English Stage 6 Course Prescriptions: Modules, Electives and Texts to HSC 2026.

31 May 2024

Art a vehicle for Cultural identity in NSW education reform

Proud Bundjalung, Kamilaroi woman, and advisor to NSW’s Curriculum Reform program, Paige Coe brings together her expertise in education, art, culture and storytelling, to create meaningful artwork that is now featured across curriculum resources for families.

Official notice
24 May 2024

Minor update to Retail Services Curriculum Framework Stage 6 Syllabus

The Stage 6 Retail Services Syllabus has been updated to include an additional elective unit of competency.

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