External assessment adjustments will be published and schools and teachers will be advised as course information is available.

To ensure Tasmanian senior secondary students are provided with fair and equitable delivery and assessment of Years 11 and 12 courses, the Office of TASC has considered the impact of the current COVID-19 circumstances on learning for students, acknowledging the extraordinary situation faced by learners, teachers and school communities.

TASC has consulted with the teaching community and taken advice from the cross sectoral TASC External Assessment Specifications Advisory Panel to consider feedback on external assessment for 2020.  This included any modifications, amendments or adjustments that could be made to support student wellbeing whilst ensuring the integrity and robustness of assessment and TASC issued qualifications.

External Assessment adjustments for 2020 (only) information will available for each the course under the Supporting documents including external assessment material heading.

While no exam question will refer to COVID-19, students may choose to use examples relating to COVID-19 in their responses. 

Please refer to the 2020 Course considerations for information on any modifications that have been applied to the minimum requirements for course delivery and assessment.