2020欧洲杯体育线上投注

Information for principals

The My School website has been updated in 2020 to reflect changes agreed by education ministers, following a review of My School in 2019.

2020欧洲杯体育线上投注These changes are to reduce the number of displays of NAPLAN data, and provide a greater focus on student progress using NAPLAN results, rather than on comparisons of statistically similar schools.

NAPLAN data on the My School website is now displayed over two pages as ‘Student results’ and ‘Student progress’. These pages can be accessed through a drop-down menu from the school’s navigation bar.

The changes will help parents and school authorities see how a school is performing in supporting student progress (i.e. improving literacy and numeracy outcomes over the two years since the previous NAPLAN tests), and less on ‘school versus school’ comparisons that only take account of overall levels of achievement.

What’s changed: student results

Before: NAPLAN results were shown on separate ‘numbers’ and ‘graphs’ pages. The ‘graphs’ page showed NAPLAN results over time.

Now: 2020欧洲杯体育线上投注NAPLAN results, including over time, are now shown on a single ‘student results’ page.

 

Before: A ‘bands’ page compared the percentage of students who achieved a certain band (1 - 10) with the percentage of students from similar schools, or all Australian schools, who also achieved that same band.

Now: This page has been removed.

 

Before: A ‘similar schools’ page compared the average achievement score of the selected school with up to 60 schools with a similar score on the Index of Socio-educational Advantage (ICSEA).

Now: 2020欧洲杯体育线上投注This page has been removed.

 

Before: NAPLAN participation showed participation rates for every test in every year level.

Now: NAPLAN participation is shown as an overall participation rate on the NAPLAN ‘student results’ page.

 

Before: Colour-coding on the results table was based on comparing the average achievement score of the selected school with up to 60 schools with a similar score on the Index of Socio-educational Advantage (ICSEA).

Now: 2020欧洲杯体育线上投注Instead of comparing a school’s NAPLAN result against the average result of 60 similar schools, it is now benchmarked against the average NAPLAN score of all students across the country with a similar background. Student background is determined using ICSEA data; that is, parental occupation and education (socio-educational advantage, or SEA), Indigeneity and location of the school. If a school’s result is significantly above the average score for all similar students across the country, the school’s result is coloured green; if it is significantly below, the school’s result is coloured red. The wording just above the table makes it clear that the method used for colour-coding has changed in 2019, meaning that colours from previous years are not directly comparable. (Click or tap image to view larger version).

 


Before: The ‘graphs’ page showing the time series by year level and domain were on a separate screen to the ‘results’ page.

Now: Viewers can see both the results table and time series by scrolling down the ‘results’ page. (Click or tap image to view larger version).

What's changed: student progress

Before: A ‘student gain’ page showed the average change in results for students who had taken consecutive NAPLAN tests at the same school. This was measured by identifying those students who undertook NAPLAN tests in both years (for example, in Year 3 in 2017 and in Year 5 in 2019) at the same school.

Now: The ‘student gain’ page is now known as the ‘student progress’ page. The change in a school’s average score over two years (blue line) is now compared to the change in the average score of all students across Australia, who have both the same starting score and similar socio-educational background (yellow line). Clicking on “All students” shows the change in the average score for all Australian students (grey line). [Click or tap image to view larger version].

 

 

What's new: student progress

New: Colour-coding on the ‘student progress’ graph2020欧洲杯体育线上投注 (shown in the diamond at the right-hand end of the blue line) further explains whether the progress achieved by the students at the school is well above, above, close to, below, or well below the progress achieved by all students with the same starting score and similar background. The diamond will be grey if the number of students at the school is too small for a valid comparison to be made.

 

New: Time-series chart: A time-series chart for student progress achieved by successive cohorts over the last six years is also now available by clicking on the time series button. Some schools, particularly those with high starting scores, may observe the grey column (all Australian students) showing higher levels of progress.

This is similar to a high-performing athlete for whom it is difficult to make large improvements in performance, compared to a novice in the sport, who is able to make large amounts of progress from a lower starting point.

A more valid comparison is with the yellow bar, which shows the level of progress achieved by all students across the country, who have the same starting scores and same socio-educational backgrounds as the students at the selected school. (Click or tap image to view larger version).

 

 

 

New: Percentage of students at the school achieving above average progress: A new measure of student progress has been developed and included on the ‘student progress’ page.

It is a measure showing the percentage of students at the school achieving above average progress in reading, writing and numeracy compared to all students across the country with both the same starting score and the same socio-educational background. Nationally, 50 percent of students achieve above average progress. This is shown as a colour-coded table. (Click or tap image to view larger version). 

The colours of the cells are determined by a combination of two factors: the actual percentage of students achieving above average growth and the spread of those students. (Click or tap image to view larger version).

 

 



NAPLAN Online

My School shows whether students took NAPLAN online or on paper.

If a school took NAPLAN Online, this is shown with the NAPLAN Online logo and a dotted line on the graph.

There is a caveat that explains that NAPLAN results should always be interpreted with care, and this is particularly the case in 2019 for some students who experienced disruptions to online tests due to connectivity issues. (Click or tap image to view larger version).

 

More information

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