NAPLAN out of control': teachers say test eats into curriculum

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The article uses recent research by Assoc. Prof Jackie Manuel, Dr Don Carter and Dr Janet Dutton published in Australian Journal of Language and Literacy as the point of deprature about NAPLAN test. 

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As the school year begins, teachers say they will be forced to use precious classroom time to teach to the NAPLAN tests held in May. Most teachers said the NAPLAN tests influence the content and teaching, and learning strategies they implement.Manuel. Carter and Dutton's (2018) research is cited along with education stakeholders as evidence that a review of NAPLAN and ithe resulting pressures on teachers and students. 

Period5 Feb 2019

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  • TitleAs the school year begins, teachers say they will be forced to use precious classroom time to teach to the NAPLAN tests held in May. Most teachers said the NAPLAN tests influence the content and teaching, and learning strategies they implement.Manuel. Carter and Dutton's (2018) research is cited along with education stakeholders as evidence that a review of NAPLAN and ithe resulting pressures on teachers and students.
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletThe Sydney Morning Herald
    Media typePrint
    CountryAustralia
    Date5/02/19
    DescriptionAs the school year begins, teachers say they will be forced to use precious classroom time to teach to the NAPLAN tests held in May. Most teachers said the NAPLAN tests influence the content and teaching, and learning strategies they implement. Manuel, Carter and Dutton's (2018) research with support from education stakeholders argues that a review of NAPLAN and the resulting pressures on teachers and students is required.
    Producer/AuthorPallavi Singhal
    URLhttps://www.smh.com.au/education/naplan-out-of-control-teachers-say-test-eats-into-curriculum-20190130-p50ul5.html
    PersonsDon Carter, Jackie Manuel, Janet Dutton