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QTU NAPLAN Online ban: still in place
5 Sep. 2018, 1:57 pm
The QTU ban on NAPLAN Online remains in place.
Fatal error creates NAPLAN “blue screen”
27 Aug. 2018, 2:55 pm
With the 2018 NAPLAN results to be released this week, new independent research on the shambolic test process has declared that the data is worthless.
AEU Media Release: Minister Birmingham hiding from NAPLAN online crisis
10 Aug. 2018, 12:58 pm
Reports of a second planned meeting by senior state and territory education officials about the NAPLAN online crisis have exposed a lack of leadership by Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham.
QTU member survey on NAPLAN and MySchool (PDF)
9 Aug. 2018, 1:56 pm
Results are clear from the QTU member survey on NAPLAN: NAPLAN is useless for teachers; unnecessarily stresses students, families, teachers and school leaders; and takes time away from real student learning. It’s time for a full federal review of NAPLAN. View the survey report here.
AEU Media Release: Parents and teachers need immediate explanation over NAPLAN online debacle
8 Aug. 2018, 9:49 am
Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham needs to provide an immediate explanation to parents and teachers over how significant the problems are with the NAPLAN online data.
NAPLAN data delayed - results invalid?
8 Aug. 2018, 8:23 am
An ABC news story has today revealed a major problem with the 2018 NAPLAN data which means that data from the paper and online version is not comparable.
NAPLAN in Queensland Schools
25 Jul. 2018, 1:54 pm
The purpose of this position statement is to address issues arising at school, regional and central office level regarding the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) within Queensland state schools. (July 2018)
NAPLAN: What next?
17 Jul. 2018, 4:16 pm
In acknowledgement of the actions taken by the Queensland Government and the Department of Education, QTU Executive has lifted the ban on NAPLAN Online, subject to the negotiation of a joint statement,
Online testing
17 Jul. 2018, 4:09 pm
Greg Thompson explains what an online, adaptive test is, what the claims regarding them are and why he thinks they are unlikely to solve the major problems for NAPLAN.
NAPLAN survey results are in: time for a review!
6 Jun. 2018, 12:21 pm
More than four and a half thousand teachers and school leaders have completed the QTU’s NAPLAN and MySchool member survey.
From the VP: NAPLAN: You have been heard!
6 Jun. 2018, 12:07 pm
Three key ingredients for a successful campaign are anger, hope and action. These have been well and truly on display in our ongoing NAPLAN campaign.
Federal government feels the pressure on NAPLAN
25 May 2018, 2:45 pm
When Queensland teachers voted overwhelmingly to call for a review of NAPLAN, we knew that we had started something big. Recent comments by the Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham begin to tell us just how big this is going to get.
16 May 2018: NAPLAN’s day is done
16 May 2018, 8:04 am
NAPLAN’s day is done



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