Category Archive: Naplan

Feb 06 2013

NAPLAN FUNDING of $60.5 MILLION FOR QUEENSLAND SCHOOLS LITERACY & NUMERACY

Naplan Funding for Queensland State Schools Australian Federal School Education Minister Mr Peter Garrett has announced a further $60.5 million initiative with the Queensland State Government aimed at boosting literacy and numeracy results in the states schools. Naplan Funding encouraged for other states The Federal Government welcomed Queensland’s participation in the Improving Literacy and Numeracy …

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Jan 31 2013

NAPLAN TESTS GO ONLINE IN 2016

Naplan Tests Online by 2016 In early December Australian state and territory education ministers of the Standing Council on Schools Education and Early Childhood met in Adelaide and agreed there was a strong rational for change to the National Assessment Program, Literacy and Numeracy Naplan Tests. The plan to move the Naplan Tests held in …

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Nov 29 2012

NAPLAN TESTS – ARE WE “TEACHING TO THE TESTS”? AGREE OR DISAGREE?

Naplan Tests are squeezing out other subjects as a “teaching to the test” culture takes hold of the Australian Curriculum. Do you Agree or Disagree? WHAT are the NAPLAN TESTS? In 2008, the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) commenced in Australian schools. Every year, all students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 …

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