Should naplan be scrapped?

If you have any children in years 3 -9, you would know that last week marks the end of this year’s NAPLAN, the government census based literacy and numeracy testing, which is used to monitor a school’s progress. Recently a report has found that rather than reforming the current NAPLAN system, Australia should scrap it altogether, for a new system that puts students’ interests first.

Daily Presenter Jarred Cross spoke to lead author of the study, University of Sydney Associate Professor Rachel Wilson to discuss the report’s findings.

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