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The case for a review of NAPLAN

After a successful campaign to scrap the compulsory rollout of NAPLAN online testing in Queensland, experts are asking the inevitable question: is NAPLAN testing still worthwhile? University of the Sunshine Coast's associate Professor Michael Nagel specialises in research on childhood ...

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Birmo announces regional education review

Hugh* was born and reared in Morven, southwest Queensland. Population: 300. His family relocated to a slightly larger town, Charleville, when he began high school. From there, he went on to study engineering. Following this, he was employed by a mid-size ...

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A history of perspectives

Experts raise concerns about the education minister’s coming review. By Dallas Bastian. The recently announced review of the National Curriculum has alarmed some history experts. They say they don’t want to add to a plan that is already overcrowded and ...

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Critics flunk Pyne’s ‘biased’ curriculum review

The education minister’s review plan lacks objectivity and is premature, opponents say. By Antonia Maiolo. Australia’s education system is set for another shake-up following the education minister’s announcement of a review into the national school curriculum. Christopher Pyne revealed that ...

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Queensland shutting down six schools

  Langbroek says affected students and their families will receive transition kits. By Antonia Maiolo Six Queensland schools are set to close by the end of this year, following a review of their viability. Education minister John-Paul Langbroek confirmed that ...

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