New South Wales Education Standards Authority

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NSW Education Standards Authority
Abbreviation NESA
Predecessor Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards
Formation 2017
Type Government agency
Headquarters Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Location
  • 117 Clarence Street, Sydney
Coordinates 33°52′01″S151°12′18″E / 33.867039°S 151.204965°E / -33.867039; 151.204965 Coordinates: 33°52′01″S151°12′18″E / 33.867039°S 151.204965°E / -33.867039; 151.204965
Region served
New South Wales, Australia
President
Tom Alegounarias
Chief Executive
David De Carvalho
Affiliations ACARA
Budget
$122 million
Staff
280
Website educationstandards.nsw.edu.au

The NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) is the state government education board in New South Wales, Australia. It was formed on 1 January 2017 replacing the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards. [1] [2]

NESA sets and monitors quality teaching, learning, assessment and school standards. This includes responsibility, across NSW public, Catholic and independent schools, for:

NESA is also the NSW test administration authority for NAPLAN.

NESA is responsible for awarding the secondary school credentials Record of School Achievement and Higher School Certificate. [3]

References

  1. Munro, Kelsey (19 August 2016). "A new, beefed-up authority will have power to close schools in NSW". smh.com.au. Retrieved 19 December 2016.
  2. "NEW EDUCATION STANDARDS AUTHORITY FOR NSW". bostes.nsw.edu.au. 20 December 2016.
  3. "ABOUT THE HSC".