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Teachers ‘can’t really win’ with NAPLAN, says expert

As students Australia-wide get ready to sit the 2019 NAPLAN tests in May, yesterday, the National Report from last year was released. The suite of tests, which assess literacy and numeracy in years 3, 5, 7 and 9, continues to attract contention and debate, with some camps arguing they prioritise benchmarks over student wellbeing, inflexible teaching practices over holistic ones, and unfairly stigmatise underperforming schools.

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