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School Support NAPLAN

School support - NAPLAN

Schools play a central role in ensuring the smooth running of NAPLAN tests. Each year, ACARA and test administration authorities (TAAs) in each state and territory provide information and support to schools to ensure they understand what is required to support the administration of NAPLAN tests.
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NAPLAN Parent Carers

Parent/carer support - NAPLAN

NAPLAN tests the sorts of skills that are essential for every child to progress through school and life, such as reading, writing, spelling, grammar and numeracy. It is important to remember that NAPLAN is not about passing or failing, but about assessing learning progress.
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NAP Key Dates

Key dates

NAPLAN paper tests: 15 - 17 May 2018

NAPLAN Online test window: 15 - 25 May 2018

The test window for NAPLAN Online is extended from three days provided for the paper test to nine days to give schools more flexibility in scheduling.

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What's New

NAPLAN starts today

15 May 2018

The annual NAPLAN assessments have commenced today, with over a million students starting the tests across Australia. For the first time, some students are taking NAPLAN in its new online format – nearly 20 per cent of students across six states and territories.

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