Research and development


ACARA is conducting a broad research and development program to inform the transition from paper-based to computer-based assessments. The purpose of these studies is to properly build the new assessment model and provide evidence-based information to education ministers and the broader education community about delivering NAPLAN in a computer-based, or ‘online’, environment.

For more information about ACARA's research into online assessment, please contact: [email protected]

Research studies

ACARA‘s research program has delivered a number of studies designed to ensure technical and content readiness for NAPLAN online. For further information, see: