5 Sep. 2018, 1:57 pm
The QTU ban on NAPLAN Online remains in place.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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,
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.
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.
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.
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, 8:04 am
NAPLAN’s day is done