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K–10Auslan K–10 Syllabus

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Implementation from 2026
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The aim of Auslan K–10 is to empower students to become effective communicators in Auslan through developing linguistic competence and cultural understanding. 


  • learn to interact, understand and create texts effectively in Auslan
  • reflect on their own language, culture and identity and those of others, including the Deaf community
  • develop an interest in and appreciation of communicating in Auslan in a culturally appropriate manner
  • foster an appreciation and respect for the diversity of cultures.