How does the NCCD fit in your school? The NCCD should be integrated as part of the continuing process of teaching and learning
In the Planning phase, typically in Term 1, prepare for the NCCD by building understanding of the NCCD and its underpinning legislation.
In the Implementation phase, typically in Term 2, schools follow the NCCD model.
During the Validation phase, typically in Term 3, schools verify and confirm NCCD data and submit it.
In the Reflection phase, typically in Term 4, the school team evaluates the application of the NCCD model.
2023 - need to know
NCCD GuidelinesDownload the 2023 NCCD Guidelines
The NCCD Guidelines are published annually. The 2023 Guidelines are now available.
NCCD Quick GuideDownload the 2023 NCCD Quick Guide
The NCCD Quick Guide is an abbreviated version of the NCCD Guidelines. It provides the essential information you need about the NCCD.
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The NCCD Portal has been refreshed this year with new case studies, and guidance on imputing disability.
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2023 NCCD national key dates
Consult with your education authority for schedules within your state or territory.
- 4 August
Reference date for the 2022 NCCD
- 11 August
Authorities for non-government schools provide information to Australian Government Department of Education.
- 6 October
Authorities for government schools are scheduled to provide information to Australian Government Department of Education.
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