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School Support NAPLAN

School support – NAPLAN

Schools play a central role in ensuring the smooth running of NAPLAN tests. Each year, ACARA and test administration authorities (TAAs) in each state and territory provide information and support to schools to ensure they understand what is required to support the administration of NAPLAN tests.
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NAPLAN Parent Carers

Parent/carer support – NAPLAN

NAPLAN tests the sorts of skills that are essential for every child to progress through school and life, such as reading, writing, spelling, grammar and numeracy. It is important to remember that NAPLAN is not about passing or failing, but about assessing learning progress.
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NAP Key Dates

Key Dates 2021

NAPLAN practice test window
March – April

NAPLAN 2021 paper test window
11–13 May

NAPLAN 2021 online test window
11–21 May

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What's New

NAP–ICTL postponement

06 September 2021

Due to the current COVID-19 situation and the ongoing restrictions that face schools in several jurisdictions, education ministers have agreed to postpone the National Assessment Program – Information and Communications Technology Literacy (NAP–ICTL) main study 2021 and the NAP sample assessment program by 12 months.  

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