NAPLAN’s tale of two territories: why ACT and NT are on opposite ends of the spectrum

Riddle, Stewart (2015) NAPLAN’s tale of two territories: why ACT and NT are on opposite ends of the spectrum. The Conversation, 6 August 2015. pp. 1-3.

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The preliminary results for this year’s national literacy and numeracy tests were released yesterday and the media went into the usual clamour of panic and education-in-crisis. Nationally, literacy and numeracy results are stagnating and stalling. Results across the board have flatlined. The most improved award goes to Queensland and the Northern Territory continues to lag well behind the Australian Capital Territory, which consistently tops the pack. But is this the full story of NAPLAN?

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Faculty / Department / School: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Teacher Education and Early Childhood
Date Deposited: 18 Sep 2015 01:59
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2017 06:02
Uncontrolled Keywords: NAPLAN, literacy, equity
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130204 English and Literacy Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. LOTE, ESL and TESOL)

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