Explicit teaching, collaborating on the analysis of formative assessment data, and focused professional learning – these are some of the practices that are prevalent in schools that consistently deliver high progress in NAPLAN. Read more
The new My School website has now been launched, with a renewed focus on how schools are performing in terms of student progress, as opposed to school versus school comparisons.
David de Carvalho, Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA), breaks down NAPLAN data, with a particular focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
The 2019 NAPLAN National Report, released 25 February 2020, shows a variety of gains at the primary level, though there is still room for improvement in the secondary years.
A new suite of resources from Foundation to Year 10 has been launched to support Science teachers in integrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures into their lessons.
David de Carvalho, CEO of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA), discusses the role of education, and how it extends far beyond preparing students for the future workforce.