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NAPLAN: Answering student questions

NAPLAN: Answering student questions

Ahead of upcoming 2019 NAPLAN testing in mid-May, Jenny Donovan, Executive Director for the Centre for Education Statistics and Evaluation at the NSW Department of Education, provides expert advice for Year 7 and Year 9 students about to sit the test.

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NAPLAN 2018 National Report released

NAPLAN 2018 National Report released

The 2018 NAPLAN National Report, published by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority, has revealed significant cumulative gains in various domains since the testing was introduced in 2008.

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Gonski calls for NAPLAN to be scrapped

Gonski calls for NAPLAN to be scrapped

The Gonski Institute’s recommendation to remove the current approach to national testing and replace it with sample testing of students across Australia has been submitted to the Council of Australian Governments’ review of NAPLAN.

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Putting teaching before testing: teachers score NAPLAN

Putting teaching before testing: teachers score NAPLAN

As students around the nation begin the 2019 school year, education expert at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Dr Don Carter, says focussing on learning outcomes and a coherent curriculum should be a priority for schools, rather than placing an excessive emphasis on NAPLAN preparation.

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