What children think about NAPLAN

NAPLAN testing begins for 2018 and here’s what our children think about it

By Angelique Howell

Australia’s national literacy and numeracy testing program, NAPLAN, for 2018 begins today, on Tuesday 15th May. Classrooms have

This is what primary school children think about NAPLAN

By Angelique Howell

There are no obvious consequences for poor National Assessment Program: Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) performance by individual children. So the notion that children should not be too stressed about doing the tests is not uncommon. However, as I see it, the idea that NAPLAN is a low-stakes test is an adult idea. It imposes an