NAPLAN review recommends faster results and new STEM test as union calls to scrap standardised testing

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
Updated August 28 2020 - 7:58am, first published 7:30am
Education Minster Yvette Berry said community feedback showed there was concern about how NAPLAN created a high-stakes culture. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

NAPLAN should be conducted earlier in the year with results returned within days, a review into the standardised tests has recommended, as the teachers' union calls for the tests to be scrapped altogether.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au

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