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Online assessment research


Schools embrace tailored tests to suit students' talents

Could the one-size-fits-all test become a thing of the past? A growing number of schools are moving away from standardised testing, instead using assessments tailored to students' abilities.

Read the full article (The Age, 31 May 2015)

Research and trialling

ACARA is conducting a broad research program to inform work towards the transition from paper-based to computer-based assessments. The purpose of the research is to provide evidence-based information to education ministers and the broader education community about delivering NAPLAN online.

See the NAP website for further information on the research and development being undertaken for  NAPLAN online.