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Can NAPLAN be communicated better?

It’s that time of year again – the National Assessment Plan for Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) takes place this week. Around Australia over one million students in years 3, 5, 7 and 9 will sit a total of four tests: ...

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Report warns of impending ‘crisis’ in mathematics education

Australia is facing “a crisis” in secondary schools as student populations swell and a shortage in mathematics-qualified teachers continues, according to the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI). In its latest report, entitled Australian Secondary Mathematics Teacher Shortfalls: A Deepening Crisis, ...

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Warning: watch your priorities

‘Follow the evidence’ to give teachers all they need to prepare Australian students. By Field Rickards. Unfortunately, education and schools didn’t feature much in the debates leading up to the 2013 federal election; they seemed to slip by unnoticed. Yet, ...

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