Numeracy

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National Assessment Program Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN): national report 2019

This national report provides further information than contained in the August 2019 summary release, including comparisons of performance by: gender, Indigenous status, language background other than English, parental occupation, parental education and school location.
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How schools can improve literacy and numeracy performance and why it (still) matters

This paper examines evidence-based practices that can be implemented by schools to enhance literacy and numeracy performance. Educating students in literacy and numeracy is a key responsibility of schools as literacy and numeracy are ‘foundational skills’ that underpin the subsequent development of more complex skills.
Submission

TEACHaR ‘Outcomes that Matter’

This report provides further support for the TEACHaR program which seeks to improve educational outcomes for children and young people in care.
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National Assessment Program Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN): national report 2018

This report finds that, at the national level, the NAPLAN performance of Australian students in Years 5 and 9 – numeracy, Years 3 and 5 – reading, Years 3 and 5 – spelling, and Years 3 and 7 – grammar was significantly above the 2008...
Presentation

Single-sex schooling and girls’ achievement in Australia

This presentation of evidence and insights regarding the impact of single-sex schooling on student achievement was presented at the Fearless Girls Strong Women conference, Alliance of Girls Schools Australasia Educators Conference 2018.
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New Zealand women and their numeracy skills

The extant findings of the 2006 Adult Literacy and Lifeskills survey are examined and some further quantitative analysis is undertaken to clarify the numeracy skills of New Zealand women. Fundamental questions are raised about both the design of the ALL survey and the relevance of...
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Supporting english literacy and numeracy learning for Indigenous students in the early years

The emphasis on monitoring student educational outcomes Australia-wide through state-wide testing has generated a wealth of data which has enabled systems to monitor the extent of educational inequities experienced by Indigenous students. Despite some improvements over time, national schools statistics point to a continuing gap...
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Supporting english literacy and numeracy learning for Indigenous students in the early years

The emphasis on monitoring student educational outcomes Australia-wide through state-wide testing has generated a wealth of data which has enabled systems to monitor the extent of educational inequities experienced by Indigenous students. Despite some improvements over time, national schools statistics point to a continuing gap...
Report

National assessment program literacy and numeracy NAPLAN summary report

The National Assessment Program—Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) tests are conducted in May each year for all students across Australia in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9. All students in the same year level are assessed on the same test items in the assessment domains of...
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Children's numeracy skills

This chapter from the K cohort of Growing Up in Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children, examines the numeracy skills demonstrated by children at different ages, and whether levels of numeracy skills vary for children from different socio-demographic backgrounds. The socio-demographic groups examined in...