QLD’S NAPLAN DATA

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - NEWS -

FAR North schools are ex­pected to show an im­prove­ment in 2017 Year 3 and 5 NAPLAN re­sults, on par with a statewide trend. Queens­land was the only state to record sub­stan­tial im­prove­ments in Year 3 read­ing, gram­mar, punc­tu­a­tion and spell­ing and Year 5 nu­mer­acy since test­ing be­gan in 2008. Year 7 and 9 re­sults showed an in­crease in spell­ing while Year 9 also showed im­prove­ments in nu­mer­acy. An an­a­lyst told News Corp yes­ter­day that one rea­son for the im­prove­ment above other states was prob­a­bly the sub­stan­tial num­bers of schools teach­ing Ex­plicit In­struc­tion, as in WA and the North­ern Ter­ri­tory which showed sim­i­lar im­prove­ment.

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