Low National Assessment Program-Civics and Citizenship test results 'concerning'

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
Updated January 21 2021 - 1:43am, first published January 20 2021 - 2:00pm
Results from the 2019 National Assessment Program Civics and Citizenship tests show students' knowledge about democracy, particularly in year 10, has not improved. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

Australian students' knowledge of democracy and national values has plateaued, results from the latest National Assessment Program-Civics and Citizenship reveal.

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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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