Personal Learning Plan

SACE Stage 1

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Personal Learning Plan

Personal Learning Plan

SACE Stage 1

10 credits

Students have an opportunity to explore the capabilities of literacy, numeracy, information and communication technology capability, critical and creative thinking, personal and social capability, ethical understanding and intercultural understanding.

Course Content
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  • Decide on a focus for the development of capabilities
  • Write a short autobiography
Goal Setting

  • Use the SMART template to set goals
  • Develop short term and long term goals
Planning Future Pathways

  • Complete an online career quiz
  • Collect career and job information
  • Research further study and training pathways
  • Complete a resume
  • Complete subject selections for next semester

Students review their personal and learning goals and reflect on the effectiveness of the strategies they developed to achieve their goals. Students also review how they developed their selected capability or capabilities as well as how the development of their selected capability or capabilities helps to achieve their goals. The method of presentation will be decided upon by each student.


Folio 75%
Reflection 25%


The Personal Learning Plan is a compulsory component of the SACE and it must be passed at a C grade or better.