The Educator 30 November, 2023

NAPLAN is severely inhibiting the capacity for educators to do things differently in the classroom, a new study has revealed.

The research from the Australian Catholic University’s School of Education, was the culmination of interviews with 27 teachers and seven school leaders at primary and secondary schools in Queensland, as well as classroom and staff meeting observations and artefact data…

…“NAPLAN has become a dictating force in curriculum development, teaching priorities and resource allocation, making it a troublesome and influential policy driver.”

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