Calls for NAPLAN to be replaced with national bank of class tests

May 27, 2021

The Gonski Institute for Education wants governments to dump NAPLAN and replace it with a national online library of tests and questions, which teachers could use whenever they wanted and the results could be turned around quickly so students had useful feedback.

Students’ results would be compared with national benchmarks and shared with parents, but there would be no comparison of schools and no annual, compulsory test. The assessment library would cover the whole curriculum, rather than just literacy and numeracy.

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