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NAPLAN: sample over census
2 Jun 2021, 10:29 am
With NAPLAN 2021 behind us, the issues that the QTU has raised in recent months around the national test remain.
12 May 2021: BUDGET FORGETS EDUCATION AND TAFE…AGAIN!
11 May 2021, 3:43 pm
While the federal budget last night brought welcome spending on support for domestic and family violence and on preschools, it failed to deliver for state schools and TAFE.
An open letter to Minister Alan Tudge
11 May 2021, 3:37 pm
How to improve NAPLAN: Step one – don’t have it. Step two…
15 Apr 2021, 11:59 am
The message from members is clear – NAPLAN in its current form needs to go. It is the Union’s view that the high stakes nature of the program needs to change. / Kate Ruttiman - Queensland Teachers' Journal, Vol 126 No 3, 9 April 2021, page no.9
19 March 2021 - Welcome decision to scrap league tables
19 Mar 2021, 8:33 am
New Dep General Secretary | League tables scrapped
Ban or no ban - the campaign to abolish NAPLAN in its current form goes on
11 Mar 2021, 11:25 am
Last year, NAPLAN testing was cancelled due to the pandemic. The year before it was plagued with glitches and outages. Will we still be grappling with these issues in five years’ time? When will it end? - Queensland Teachers' Journal, Vol 126 No 2, 12 March 2021, page no. 9
8 March 2021: Have your say on our NAPLAN strategy; International Women’s Day 2021 – #choosetochallenge
8 Mar 2021, 8:52 am
At its meeting on Saturday, the 120 democratically elected delegates of State Council endorsed the decision of the QTU Executive and Senior Officers to comply with the Industrial Court’s orders to withdraw the directive to ban NAPLAN.
23 February 2021: Current issues – Your working conditions explained
22 Feb 2021, 1:53 pm
Following a hearing in the Industrial Court, the Queensland Teachers’ Union (QTU) was ordered to remove its directive in relation to NAPLAN. This was communicated to members on 25 January 2021. QTU recommends that QTU members are consulted about the school’s participation in the practice tests [distinct and separate from “NAPLAN readiness testing”]
1 Feb 2021 : The QTU and you – Term 1 2021
18 Jan 2021, 3:29 pm

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