Dr Majeda Awawdeh – 9 NewsCEO, Global Education Academy
The future of NAPLAN is under a cloud as teachers call for the national standardised testing system to be scrapped, while other education experts want it expanded to include Years 3 to 10.
Author and educator Majeda Awawdeh said testing all primary and high school students up to Year 10 next year would give schools, teachers and parents a clear view of how disruptions to learning caused by COVID-19 impacted students’ academic progress.
NAPLAN was introduced nationally in 2008 and is currently sat by students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9. However the test was scrapped for 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic….