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Cross-jurisdictional NAPLAN review

NAPLAN has been in place since 2008, and is evolving with the introduction of online testing.

Noting changes in the broader education landscape, both nationally and within states and territories, the cross-jurisdictional review has considered improvements that could be made to ensure Australia has an effective and contemporary national assessment environment.

The review has been delivered jointly by Queensland, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory and Victoria.

The terms of reference for the review were agreed on 12 September 2019.

Review outputs

The NAPLAN review Interim report (PDF, 127KB) was provided to Education Council in December 2019.

The cross-jurisdictional review of NAPLAN is now complete. The review panel's Final report (PDF, 2.3MB) is now complete.

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Last updated
28 August 2020