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Middle Years of Schooling (Years 5-8)

Middle Years of Schooling (Years 5-8)

How does your state/territory define the 'middle years'?
What initiatives/programs are currently being implemented in the 'middle years' in your state or territory?
What are some of the current issues being addressed in your state/territory?

How does your state/territory define the 'middle years'?

The middle years of schooling is flexibly defined as Years 5 or 6 to 8 or 9.

What initiatives/programs are currently being implemented in the 'middle years' in your state or territory?

Most of the development in this area is done from the ground up but supported by the Learning Services, South, South East, North and North West. There is a slow but sure steady evolution towards widespread acceptance of the model.

What are some of the current issues being addressed in your state/territory?

Curriculum reform in secondary education is the dominant theme of all middle schooling efforts. Any refinement of the curriculum has expectations for all levels of schooling.

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