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Action to tackle adverse Indigenous Maths outcomes

Education leaders and maths associations gathered in Adelaide this week to develop a commitment statement and action plan to close the gap in maths education outcomes between Indigenous and non-Indigenous students. The National Summit on Indigenous Students and Mathematics Education, ...

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Why are schools still doing NAPLAN?

Education authorities remain insistent that the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) tests are an effective tool and useful in tracking student learning, three years after a survey found teachers disagree. This is the second year NAPLAN was held ...

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Schools missing out on gifted students: study

A lack of teacher training and misuse of NAPLAN results are preventing schools from identifying and supporting gifted students, education experts have warned. According to a new study from Griffith University, schools that have used NAPLAN test results to identify ...

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