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Study Plan for an Authority-registered
Study Area Specification
When completing this form on-line, do not worry if a table breaks over to a new page.
Use this form to provide information in relation to the school’s plan for teaching and assessing this Authority-registered
subject.
You should complete this study plan on the computer.
Please note:
This study plan can be accessed from the QSA’s website (www.qsa.qld.edu.au).
Insert the course details into the second page of the school’s study plan.
SECTION 1: School’s statement
School:
School code:
Specification:
Subject code:
AGRICULTURE AND HORTICULTURE
Phone:
School Contact:
This is:
a new study plan
a resubmission
an amendment to an approved study plan
(attach a note explaining nature of amendment)
This school intends to use:
Approach B
6049
(No VET — 4 semesters)
Approach C
6048
(Vet combined with Non-VET — 2 semesters)
Application for approval
The school has the resources necessary to implement this program of study and agrees to apply the “Principles of
assessment” as outlined in the study area specification, and to follow the procedures and conditions, set by the
Queensland Studies Authority, for approval of the study plan and certification of student achievement. The timetabled
school time devoted to the study and assessment of this subject is a minimum of 55 hours per semester.
Declaration
Subject-specific advice to schools:
 Study Area Core (10 hours)
The study area core is integrated into the contexts.
Contexts of Study
A course of study must be based on the contexts listed below. Indicate which contexts of study the school proposes to
offer. For Approach B, one to four contexts must be selected. For Approach C, one to two contexts must be selected.
Production — animal
Production — plant
Recreation and amenity horticulture
Environment
Farm/product management
Complete the table below, providing an outline of the sequence in which this course is taught and identifying the
approximate time to be spent on each topic. Indicate where the study area core is to be incorporated. When completing
for Approach C, use only those rows required to reflect a course of study based on two semesters of units selected from
Approach B.
Identify each planned assessment task and outline the conditions of assessment for each task. Schools need to ensure
that there is a balance of formative and summative assessment, ensuring students have had opportunities to experience
various assessment types prior to undertaking summative assessment.
Provide a completed student profile (including exit level of achievement) in the Sample Results section. The profile
should reflect information provided in the Assessment section of the study area specification.
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This information is collected so that the legislated functions of the QSA concerning moderation can be carried out. Personal information
is not usually disclosed to anyone other than relevant QSA staff unless required or authorised by law, permitted under the Queensland
Government privacy policy, or so that the legislated function can be completed.
Queensland Studies Authority, Ground floor, 295 Ann Street Brisbane. PO Box 307 Spring Hill Q 4004.
Phone: (07) 3864 0299; fax: (07) 3221 2553; email: [email protected]; website: www.qsa.qld.edu.au
Section 2: Assessment overview and Sample Student Profile: Years 11 and 12
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Exit standards
Exit level of achievement
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This information is collected so that the legislated functions of the QSA concerning moderation can be carried out. Personal information
is not usually disclosed to anyone other than relevant QSA staff unless required or authorised by law, permitted under the Queensland
Government privacy policy, or so that the legislated function can be completed.
Queensland Studies Authority, Ground floor, 295 Ann Street Brisbane. PO Box 307 Spring Hill Q 4004.
Phone: (07) 3864 0299; fax: (07) 3221 2553; email: [email protected]; website: www.qsa.qld.edu.au
Work Related Shills
Problem Solving
Assessment descriptions
Describe task, conditions, length/time
NB. It is not necessary to assess every topic
Knowledge & Understanding
Formative / Summative
Topic
Approx Time (Hrs)
Semester
Criteria &
Standards
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