Stage 1

Personal Learning Plan

Assumed Knowledge




Focus Capabilities

Communication, Citizenship, Personal Development, Work and Learning.

Related Subject
Subject Description

The Personal Learning Plan (PLP) is a compulsory 10-credit subject undertaken at Stage 1. Students must achieve a C grade or better to complete the subject successfully and gain their SACE.
The PLP helps students to:

  • plan their personal and learning goals for the future

  • make informed decisions about their personal development, education, and training.

Developing goals for the future will engage students in activities such as:

  • selecting subjects, courses, and other learning relevant to pathways through and beyond school

  • investigating possible career choices

  • exploring personal and learning goals.​

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Assessment Type 1:

Folio: Practical Investigations and Research Investigations.

Assessment Type 2:

Reflection: Written report and Oral presentations.

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Assessment Type 4:


Learning Area Map