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Report

Effectiveness of the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy: interim report

Publisher
Education Schools Literacy Numeracy Australia
Description

On 15 May 2013 the Senate referred the following matter to the Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Committee for inquiry and report:

The effectiveness of the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN), with specific reference to:

(a) whether the evidence suggests that NAPLAN is achieving its stated objectives;

(b) unintended consequences of NAPLAN's introduction;

(c) NAPLAN's impact on teaching and student learning practices;

(d) the impact on teaching and student learning practices of publishing NAPLAN test results on the My School website;

(e) potential improvements to the program, to improve student learning and assessment;

(f) international best practice for standardised testing, and international case studies about the introduction of standardised testing; and

(g) other relevant matters.

NAPLAN is the annual assessment of Australian students in years 3, 5, 7 and 9 that tests students in reading, writing, language and literacy. This is an interim report from the inquiry.

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