Administration and reporting of NAPLAN testing

Administration and reporting of NAPLAN testing

24 November 2010

© Commonwealth of Australia 2010
ISBN 978-1-74229-389-9

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Membership of the Committee (PDF 15KB)
 
Acronyms and Abbreviations (PDF 17KB)
 
Recommendations (PDF 19KB)
 
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 16KB)

Terms of reference
Conduct of the inquiry
Acknowledgements
Background to the inquiry
Note on references
Structure of the report

 
Chapter 2 - National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) (PDF 98KB)

Background
What is NAPLAN?
Who manages NAPLAN?
What is the purpose of NAPLAN?
Issues raised during the inquiry
Conclusion

 
Chapter 3 (PDF 130KB)

Background
Use of ICSEA values
Publishing contextual information
Further development of the My School website
Issues raised during the inquiry regarding the My School website
Using ICSEA values to group 'like schools'
Teaching to the test and narrowing the curriculum
Inadequate contextual information
Can we learn from the international experience?
What are the alternatives?
Conclusion

 
Government senators' additional and dissenting comments (PDF 99KB)

Benefits of NAPLAN testing
My School website
Conclusion

 
Additional Comments from Australian Greens (PDF 33KB)

Administration of NAPLAN
Reporting of NAPLAN and My School
Conclusion

 
APPENDIX 1 (PDF 22KB)
 
APPENDIX 2 (PDF 7KB)

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Committee
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia

Phone: +61 2 6277 3521
Fax: +61 2 6277 5706
Email: eewr.sen@aph.gov.au

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