Gonski Institute recommends scrapping NAPLAN

//Gonski Institute recommends scrapping NAPLAN

The National Catholic Education Newsletter’s latest edition has a thought-provoking article highlighting a call from the Gonski Institute to scrap NAPLAN.

A submission to the Council of Australian Governments’ (COAG) review of NAPLAN by the Gonski Institute for Education at UNSW Sydney recommends scrapping the current census approach to national testing and replacing it with sample testing of students across Australia.

Director of the Gonski Institute for Education, Professor Adrian Piccoli said there is little evidence NAPLAN, which was introduced a decade ago, has improved education outcomes for students.

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