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NSW scraps link between NAPLAN and HSC

The Independent Education Union of Australia (IEUA) has “cautiously welcomed” a decision to scrap plans that would link NAPLAN results with qualifying for the HSC. NSW education minister Rob Stokes today announced the contentious plan would not go ahead, after ...

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First electronic exams for SA students

Australia's first electronic school exams will highlight the 2018 academic year for thousands of South Australian students. About 170,000 public school children return to classes on Monday with 13,500 attending for the first time. As part of the SACE Board's ...

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Could exams be as stressful as bear attacks?

What’s more stressful, end-of-year exams or a bear attack? Common sense would suggest the latter, but one educational expert has said some students find exams so nerve-racking that the stress response triggered in a test setting is similar to that ...

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