Category Archives : NAPLAN

Money can’t buy good grades, state-wide NAPLAN data reveals

Researchers at the University of NSW have developed the Gonski Gapminder to track how students in different suburbs and towns perform in NAPLAN, their first step in a longer-term research projects to study social influence on how children fare at school. The results are suburb-based rather than school or sector-based….

Study reveals no advantage to holding kids back from kindergarten

Loading “My eldest is thriving,” she said. Her second, who turns five in June, begins school on Monday. “I looked at her and thought: ‘you’re ready’.” Parents of children born from January to July angst over whether to send their children to school, or delay for a year. In NSW…