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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.
27 June: NAPLAN Online ban changed - EB9 starts
27 Jun. 2018, 3:27 pm
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
Review NAPLAN now!
23 Apr. 2018, 1:17 pm
NAPLAN: Evaluation is just good policy
23 Apr. 2018, 12:41 pm
Greg Thompson, Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, QUT School of Teacher Education and Leadership, backs the QTU's call for a full review of NAPLAN.
NAPLAN Online FAQs
23 Apr. 2018, 12:38 pm
The QTU is banning NAPLAN Online. Here you can find the answers to some of the common questions raised about the Union’s position.
From the VP:
23 Apr. 2018, 12:35 pm
There is no doubt that the action being taken by QTU members has fuelled interest in NAPLAN testing and has led to a focus on the need for a review.
Have your say on the impact of NAPLAN
23 Apr. 2018, 11:08 am
The QTU is surveying members to gather more detailed information about the impact of NAPLAN in Queensland schools.
20 April 2018: NAPLAN Action
20 Apr. 2018, 7:55 am
NAPLAN Online Ban, Fair Funding Now, Change the Rules, Labour Day – a term of action
NAPLAN ballot draws a line in the sand
28 Feb. 2018, 9:46 am
Late in 2017, more than 20,000 QTU members expressed their feelings about standardised testing and robot marking, loudly and clearly, by voting in large numbers to ban the implementation of NAPLAN Online, call for a full review of the NAPLAN testing regime, reject robot marking and resist any move to implement the Turnbull government’s proposed standardised phonics test for six year olds.

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