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Editorial: "I love the smell of NAPLAN in the morning"
University of Technology, Sydney UTS.
Södertörn University, School of Culture and Education, Education.
2013 (English)In: Issues in educational research, ISSN 0313-7155, Vol. 23, no 3, ii-iii p.Article in journal, Editorial material (Other academic) Published
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NAPLAN (The National Assessment Program - Literacy and Numeracy) is an annual Australia-wide testing regime in years 3, 5 7 and 9. It is one of a number of national and international testing schemes currently in operation. This issue of the journal is also being published in the context of an emerging National Curriculum in Australia. At such times, and at all times, it seems, we tend to focus on what we want our students to know and be able to do at the end of a certain period or learning experience. These are fine quest(ion)s. A more fundamental question, one that risks being lost in the mix of this, however, is, 'what kind of people would we like our students to be at the end of and as a result of their learning-time with us, their teachers?'

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URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-25752ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84886802109OAI: diva2:777732
Available from: 2015-01-08 Created: 2015-01-08 Last updated: 2015-05-18Bibliographically approved

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