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School Support NAPLAN

NAPLAN for schools

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

NAPLAN for parents and carers

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 2023

NAPLAN school practice tests
From Term 1

NAPLAN 2023 test window
15–27 March

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What's New

NAP improvements

30 March 2022

Improvements to the National Assessment Program agreed to by ministers will enhance NAPLAN as a measure that allows teachers, schools, governments and parents to support students, and ensure they are gaining important literacy and numeracy skills.

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