The team at Bored of Studies have put together some helpful information
regarding the scaling and marks system for the NSW HSC. For more
information or if you have any questions, please visit our Community/HSC
Assessment Modeller™ (SAM)
This revolutionary service tells you all you need to know about
your HSC marks and courses in relation to the UAI.
Coming soon - The Bored Team has almost finished compiling a comprehensive
knowledge database, which should provide answers to any and all
questions you might have regarding SAM, scaling and the UAI.
The marks in all HSC courses must undergo a scaling procedure
before they can contribute towards your UAI. This list provides
a brief comparison of how HSC courses have been scaled in the
past three years.
The old HSC allowed students to exploit the system by 'dumbing
down'. In order to discourage this, many courses now have a maximum
scaled mark imposed upon them.
of the Moderating of Assessment Marks
This forum thread describes the moderating process in detail.
We've created a small program to assist in demonstrating the moderating
of the Aligning of Exam Marks
An official Board document which briefly outlines the aligning