HSC subject hierarchy can lower students' horizons, says study
The academic hierarchy values interpreting Shakespeare over understanding an engine. But a new study argues this bias hurts disadvantaged students.Disadvantaged students in NSW were increasingly studying vocational courses, and those who did seek high-status 'classics' such as extension maths, English and music were often put off by the difficulty in accessing them, the study said.
Ten Sydney Grammar School students have claimed 11 of the top achiever awards, the most of any school this year. Two of the awards went to one Grammar student , Alexander Yao, who topped both French and German continuers. Sydney Grammar School cleans up in the 2018 HSC .
Most college students use Class of X to the year they'll be graduating. So my cousin who ’s a freshman in college this year refers to her class as the You’ll get variants like this in various schools . But generally, the “ class of ” designation refers to a spring commencement ceremony in the given
The highest achievers in this year's HSC first-in-course awards were boys, with three students from North Sydney Boys High, Cranbrook and Sydney Grammar topping nine subjects ranging from German to mathematics.
But girls shone in STEM subjects, taking the top spots in the most difficult maths course, chemistry and Science Extension.
As the state's year 12 class of 2019 nervously awaits the release of their HSC results at 6am on Tuesday, the NSW Education Standards Authority is celebrating the students who finished first in a course at a ceremony at midday on Monday.
End of an era as Queensland students receive final OP scores
Year 12 graduates will be able to access their OP results online on Saturday before the state adopts the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank system. More than 37,000 Queensland year 12 students have graduated in 2019, with about 35,000 students receiving a Queensland Certificate of Education.Of those, about 18,000 will receive an Overall Position and be able to access their results online on Saturday. There will be 535 Queensland students with the highest score, an OP1, and about 15,000 will receive an OP between 1 and 15.
Prospective students and families take a summer campus tour. From a record number of applications to the Class of 2019 , Bates extended offers of admission to the strongest, most diverse cohort in the college’s history. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College).
More students are achieving top results in HSC reading, maths and science subjects than they were two decades Professor Tognolini, who is the director of the university's Educational Measurement and There has been a similar trend in the proportion of top achievers in popular subjects such as
Overall, 126 students from 88 schools claimed 135 first place awards for HSC courses in 2019.
North Sydney Boys High student Samarth Shrivastava finished first in German Continuers and Extension, and equal first in Advanced Mathematics, while Adam Gottschalk from Sydney Grammar topped Biology, French Extension and Visual Arts.
Cranbrook's Jesse Caminer led the state in Chinese Continuers, English Extension 2 and English Advanced.
Young women fared well in STEM subjects, with James Ruse students Eunice Wah Yan Cheng topping the new Science Extension course and Jocelin Shing-Yan Hon leading the state in Maths Extension 2. The last female to top the hardest maths course was Shelley She in 2012.
'It took me a second to realise what it meant': HSC class of 2019 log on for results
About 75,000 students have found out their HSC results online or through a text message today. Isabel Crosby, who wants to be a teacher, is delighted with her marks."Isabel is my fourth to go through this process," she said. "It's the end of 27 years of education for me.
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High -scaling subjects studied by advantaged students include chemistry, economics and Latin, while low-scaling subjects studied by more disadvantaged "What we can see is that all those subjects that are traditional academic disciplines, and they hold a place in the social hierarchy of what we
Louise Godhard from SCEGGS Darlinghurst finished first in Chemistry, which is the first time a female has topped the subject in six years.
North Sydney Boys and Sydney Grammar claimed five first-in-course awards each, followed by James Ruse Agricultural High and Knox Grammar with four, and Sydney Girls High, Cranbrook and Barker College with three.
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said: ''These students have worked extremely hard and put in countless hours of effort and study, and they should be very proud of their remarkable academic achievements.''
There were also 18 first in course students from the Saturday School of Community Languages, and 11 from the NSW School of Languages.
James Ruse student Kim Zheng led the state in Maths Extension 1, James Bagnall from Mount St Patrick College finished first in Earth and Environmental Science, and Wenquan Lu from Barker College topped Physics.
Eight students topped the state in Advanced Mathematics. Five were from government selective schools, and the rest were from Knox Grammar, Trinity Catholic College Goulburn, and Kincoppal-Rose Bay School of the Sacred Heart.
Education Minister Sarah Mitchell noted that 790 students would receive a top achievers award for reaching a state ranking in a particular subject; 1449 would receive an all-rounder achievers award for gaining the top band in 10 units or more; and there would be 17,122 distinguished achievers who receive the top band in at least one subject.
Victoria to introduce new VCE maths subject .
A new, lower level maths subject will be offered to year 12 students, in a bid to boost the number of senior students studying maths and respond to employer concerns about the numeracy skills of young job seekers. The Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority has confirmed it will introduce foundation maths as a year 12 subject.This will increase the number of year 12 VCE maths subjects to four. It's hoped the new subject will attract students who would not otherwise choose a maths subject for year 12, as well as students undertaking the state's vocational high school certificate, VCAL.