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Digital literacy for schools

ICT literacy results remain stable

Student performance nationally in information and communication technology literacy (ICT literacy) has remained stable compared to previous sample assessments in 2014, according to a report released by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA).

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Online NAPLAN results in the spotlight

As NAPLAN continues its transition from paper-based to computer-based testing, the assessment program has made headlines once again amid concerns that the data may be too difficult to be meaningfully compared.

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The pros and cons of NAPLAN

NAPLAN has been used as a benchmark for student performance against national averages since 2008, but just how effective is the test? And what are the repercussions for students and teachers?

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Families Wait on NAPLAN Reports

STUDENT results in the national literacy and numeracy tests will be delayed for about one month after an error was discovered in the printed reports. Read more