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NAPLAN 2023

Ready, set, NAPLAN!

With the annual NAPLAN assessment set to begin from March 15, ACARA CEO, Mr David de Carvalho, wants to reassure students that the new assessment should help further their learning goals, rather than feel like a daunting examination. Read More
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The continued evolution of NAPLAN

David de Carvalho, CEO of the Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority, talks about the milestone changes NAPLAN has seen recently.
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Improving a generational decline in writing skills

Australian students’ declining achievement in National Assessment Program — Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN), as well as in international testing, has revealed that writing skills are below the 2011 average with one in five failing to meet the national minimum standard.
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Are we taking our democracy for granted?

David De Carvalho, Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Curriculum, sheds lights on the importance of students understanding Australia’s democracy. Read More