My view on NAPLAN will shock you

Yesterday results of a University of Melbourne study into NAPLAN made headline news.  Many parents (and teachers) were indignant about the reports which showed “significant concerns about the ‘unintended side effects’ of NAPLAN, including teaching to the test, a reduction in time devoted to other subjects and a negative impact on student health and staff morale.”

“Almost half of teachers said they held practice NAPLAN tests at least once a week for five months before the tests every May.”

While I am not here to debate the merits or flaws of NAPLAN (that’s a post for another day) the thing that did really strike me in the reports I read was this:

(actually if you want to read this you need to hop on over to iVillage – do it, I know you want to)

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  1. Trevor

    I prefer your posts where you talk about sleeping with strangers.

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