NAP–ICTL 2021 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. Read more
NAPLAN 2021 summary results
25 August 2021
The global COVID-19 pandemic has had no significant impact on students’ literacy and numeracy achievement at a national level, according to the NAPLAN 2021 summary information released today. The long-term trend data also reveals a steady improvement in most literacy and numeracy outcomes, with a number of year levels and domains showing a gain in learning equivalent to a school term since testing began.
Public consultation for the Australian Curriculum Review now closed
09 July 2021
The 10-week public consultation period on proposed revisions ended on 8 July 2021. All feedback will be reviewed and considered in finalising proposed changes to the Australian Curriculum.
The Institute for Social Science Research at The University of Queensland is undertaking an independent analysis of the data collected through the online surveys and email submissions and will prepare consultation reports to assist ACARA in completing changes.