This page features statements by educators, parents, the media and the wider community, affirming and supporting ACARA’s work.



February 2018:

The NAPLAN information does shine a bright light on those students, schools and communities with the most to gain from additional support and resources; it also gives parents an objective basis by which to engage in collaborative partnerships with our schools and departments to improve student learning for all.

... NAPLAN has long been part of my family’s school experience – and one that gives a snapshot of a moment in time against a standardised worksheet that crosses the nation. For most school age students NAPLAN is a normal part of the variety in their classroom experience as they are taught by fabulous teachers according to the Australian Curriculum...

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Phillip Spratt
Australian Council of State School Organisations (ACSSO)



See testimonials for 2016–17