Recognition of a School Outside NSW - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this approval if you operate an interstate or international school and you intend to submit candidates for the NSW Record of School Achievement or NSW Higher School Certificate.

The Agency generally gives preference to applications from schools located in similar time zones so that examinations can be conducted at the same time as for NSW students.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for recognition you must provide information about your proposed application by completing an expression of interest form. The expression of interest form will require you to demonstrate your capacity to satisfy certain criteria, including the:

  • School has approval to operate as a school by the appropriate government authority;
  • Proprietor of the school is a legal entity approved by the appropriate government authority;
  • School has a viable potential candidature for the NSW Record of School Achievement and/or Higher School Certificate;
  • School has the capacity to administer the Higher School Certificate examinations at the same time as they are undertaken by students in New South Wales in a secure manner;
  • School and its proprietor have the credibility, financial and educational resources, experience and enrolment (or potential enrolment) to ensure the viability of the proposal; and
  • School can and will safeguard the reputation of the Board and of the NSW Record of School Achievement and/or Higher School Certificate.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Administering agency

NSW Education Standards Authority

Act(s) name

Education Act 1990 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enquiries
NSW Education Standards Authority


Operating address:
177 Clarence Street
Sydney, New South Wales 2000
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 5300
Sydney, New South Wales 2001

Phone:

02 9367 8111

Fax:

02 9367 8484
contactus@nesa.nsw.edu.au

Disclaimer

The information contained on the Australian Business Licence and Information Service (ABLIS) web site, or via packages or other sources is intended for general guidance only.

To the full extent permitted by law, the Federal, State, Territory and Local Governments make no representations or warranties (expressed or implied) in relation to the information, including its accuracy, currency or completeness.

The business information provided does not constitute professional or legal advice, nor is the use of any third party resource an endorsement of the information contained, the associated organisation, product or service. It is recommended that you obtain appropriate professional and /or independent legal advice to ensure that the material provided here is relevant to your particular circumstances.

To the full extent permitted by law the Federal, State, Territory and Local Governments, their employees and agents do not accept any liability for any reason, including without limitation, liability in negligence, to any person for the general information which is provided herein, or in respect of anything, including the consequences of anything done, or not done, by any such person in whole or partial reliance upon the information.