Journal article

We need to change the conversation around NAPLAN - let's talk about progress

J Hattie

Education HQ | Education HQ Australia | Published : 2017

Abstract

If the average performance is sufficiently high, why is flat-lining necessarily bad? Why expect a change in the average performance? Why is so much faith placed in a 40 item test of domains as broad as reading or numeracy, or a one-off sample of writing? But the worst is those who confuse the average NAPLAN performance of each state as measuring anything other than real estate prices of that state!