The influence of class size upon NAPLAN performance: a study of Catholic schools in the Sydney Archdiocese(2013)
A primary concern of Australian parents is whether their child’s school does everything possible to allow them to achieve their best possible academic results. Test results from the National Assessment Plan – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN), published annually by the Australian Government, have been accepted by parents as a tool for assessing which Australian schools are performing best in this regard. When NAPLAN results are lower than the average, parents seek explanations.
Citation InformationWatson, K., Handal, B., Waters, E., and Maher, M. (2013). The influence of class size upon NAPLAN performance: a study of Catholic schools in the Sydney Archdiocese. A report produced for the Catholic Education Office, Sydney. Published by the University of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney, NSW.