Les Perelman

Les Perelman retired in 2012 from twenty-six years of teaching and administration at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, serving as an Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education and Director of Writing Across the Curriculum.  He is still active in scholarship and professional organizations, having recently served on the Executive Committee of Conference on College Composition and Communication and has co-chaired its Committee on Assessment.

Towards a new NAPLAN: Testing to the teaching

This report reveals Australia’s NAPLAN testing regime is failing the nation’s students and is quite possibly contributing to declining performance standards across the nation.