NAPLAN — REVIEW
264. Hon ALISON XAMON to the Minister for Education and
I refer to concerns about the impact
of NAPLAN testing on students and schools, and to the proposal that NAPLAN be
(1) Does the
minister support a review of NAPLAN?
(2) If yes to (1), why?
(3) If no to (1), why not?
Hon SUE ELLERY replied:
I thank the honourable member for
some notice of the question.
position is that I am aware there are other jurisdictions calling for a review
of NAPLAN. There will be further discussion of this at future Education Council
meetings, including this Friday in Adelaide. I look forward to hearing the
arguments and any proposed alternatives before I reach a decision.