Understanding NAPLAN Results & Limitations

Understanding NAPLAN Results & LimitationsSo NAPLAN results are in, but do we as parents really understand what the numbers are saying?Whilst there are caveats regarding the natural variation in the results. The potential and scope for variations are far from clear.How Accurate Are the ResultsIn NAPLAN for each subject area, the reality is that there […]

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Phasing Out OP Scores – Everything You Need To Know

Phasing Out OP Scores – Everything You Need To Know​Systems are always subject to changes and improving their values. The creditability of a system is what makes it more useful to the community it serves. In education, it is very important to constantly revise the schemes and systems that should serve the students and phasing […]

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Overall Position – How to calculate OP Score?

Overall Position – How to calculate OP Score?Although the OP or Overall Position will be replaced in Queensland Schools next year making way for the ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admission Rank). Those parents who have children in year 12 are probably still wondering, how the OP score is being calculated. The best way to understand how the […]

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6 Quick Homework Tips For Parents

6 Quick Homework Tips For ParentsTo do well at school, children need support, and parents have an irreplaceable role in this guidance. When it’s time for secondary school, you may step back and allow your teens to take more control over their assignments. However, reasonable steps will be essential to maintain your child’s willingness to […]

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Assignment Editing and Proofreading Checklist

Assignment Editing and Proofreading ChecklistAt this stage of the term, many students are undoubtedly working through this terms assignments. There are a number of opportunities for parents to help support their children through this process.It consists of four main stages: researching, drafting, editing and proofreading. Here are some tips to help you assist your child […]

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